no ifs, ands, or buts

Definition of no ifs, ands, or buts

  1. —used to indicate certainty As far as I'm concerned, she's the most qualified candidate, and there are no ifs, ands, or buts about it!

Word by Word Definitions

ifplay ifs
  1. :  in the event that

    :  allowing that

    :  on the assumption that

  1. :  condition, stipulation

    :  supposition

ANDplay ands
  1. :  a logical operator that requires both of two inputs to be present or two conditions to be met for an output to be made or a statement to be executed

butplay buts
  1. :  except for the fact

    :  that

    :  without the concomitant that

  1. :  with the exception of :  barring — compare 1but 2c

    :  other than

    :  without, lacking

  1. :  only, merely

    :  outside

    :  to the contrary

  1. :  that not :  who not

  1. :  the kitchen or living quarters of a 2-room cottage


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