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nothing doing

Definition of nothing doing


  1. —used as a forceful way of saying “no” to a question or suggestion <He asked her to lend him the money, but she said nothing doing.> <“Why don't you try it?” “Nothing doing.”>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not any thing :  no thing

    :  no part

    :  one of no interest, value, or consequence

  1. :  not at all :  in no degree

  1. :  something that does not exist

    :  the absence of all magnitude or quantity

    :  zero

  1. :  of no account :  worthless

  1. :  the act of performing or executing :  action

    :  things that are done or that occur :  goings-on

    :  social activities

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