for some reason or another

idiom

Definition of for some reason or another

: for a reason unknown to the speaker They had to change their plans for some reason or another.

Learn More about for some reason or another

Statistics for for some reason or another

Cite this Entry

“For some reason or another.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20some%20reason%20or%20another. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

Comments on for some reason or another

What made you want to look up for some reason or another? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!