no man


: no person : nobody
usually no-man
[no entry 2 + man] : a man who is accustomed or inclined to disagree in an independent manner or to decline requests in a firm resolute way
surrounded by a number of no-men to resist me at every pointSir Winston Churchill
compare yes-man

Word History


Middle English no man, naman, non man, nan man, from Old English nān man, from nān no, none + man

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“No man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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