no sooner said than done


Definition of no sooner said than done

used to say that something happens immediately after something is said about it I told them we needed more copies. No sooner said than done. often used orally to indicate that something will be done or started immediately "Tell them we needed more copies." "No sooner said than done."

Learn More About no sooner said than done

Dictionary Entries Near no sooner said than done

no sooner

no sooner said than done

no sooner than

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for no sooner said than done

Cite this Entry

“No sooner said than done.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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