for love nor money

Definition of for love nor money

chiefly British, informal

  1. :  for anything —used to give added force to a negative statement We couldn't get him to go along for love nor money.

Word by Word Definitions

loveplay
  1. :  strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties

    :  attraction based on sexual desire :  affection and tenderness felt by lovers

    :  affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests

  1. :  to hold dear :  cherish

    :  to feel a lover's passion, devotion, or tenderness for

    :  caress

  1. : used as a function word to introduce the second or last member or the second and each following member of a series of items each of which is negated

    : used as a function word to introduce and negate a following clause or phrase

    :  neither

  1. :  than

moneyplay
  1. :  something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: such as

    :  officially coined or stamped metal currency

    :  money of account

  1. :  involving or reliable in a crucial situation


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