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nary

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adjective \ˈner-ē\

Simple Definition of nary

  • : not one

Full Definition of nary

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  1. :  not any :  not one <I must have it back as I have nary other copy — Flannery O'Connor>

nary a or nary an
  1. :  not a single <survived the accident with nary a scratch>

Origin of nary

alteration of ne'er a


First Known Use: 1848

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