never/not hear the end of it

Definition of never/not hear the end of it

informal

  1. —used to say that someone will keep talking about something for a long time If it turns out that he's right, we'll never hear the end of it.

Word by Word Definitions

neverplay
  1. :  not ever :  at no time

    :  not in any degree :  not under any condition

hearplay
  1. :  to perceive or become aware of by the ear

    :  to gain knowledge of by hearing

    :  to listen to with attention :  heed

  1. :  the part of an area that lies at the boundary

    :  a point that marks the extent of something

    :  the point where something ceases to exist

  1. :  to bring to an end

    :  destroy

    :  to make up the end of

  1. :  final, ultimate

  1. :  to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack


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