nah

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adverb

variants or naw
informal
: not so : no
"Nah, nah," Flex said, laughing. "It ain't gonna run you that much."Douglas Century
"You want to talk about my new salsa album?" he says. "Nah, you need to hear it."Carole Buia
"Oh no. Oh heck naw. Been there. Done that. Bought the T-shirt. …"Helaine R. Freeman

Nah

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abbreviation

Nahum

Word History

First Known Use

Adverb

1699, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nah was in 1699

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Cite this Entry

“Nah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nah. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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