anyhow

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adverb any·how \ -ˌhau̇ \

Definition of anyhow

1 a :in any manner whatever
b :in a haphazard manner
2 a :at any rate
b :in any event

Examples of anyhow in a Sentence

  1. It's OK if we don't go to the movie. I'm not that interested in seeing it anyhow.

  2. What exactly did she mean by that anyhow?

Recent Examples of anyhow from the Web

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First Known Use of anyhow

1678


ANYHOW Defined for English Language Learners

anyhow

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Definition of anyhow for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that is not organized or neat : in a careless way


ANYHOW Defined for Kids

anyhow

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adverb any·how \ ˈe-nē-ˌhau̇ \

Definition of anyhow for Students

1 :in any way, manner, or order
  • Why should I care about what he does anyhow?
2 :anyway 1
  • I don't agree, but anyhow it's her decision.


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