no-no

noun
\ ˈnō-ˌnō How to pronounce no-no (audio) \
plural no-no's or no-nos

Definition of no-no

1 : something unacceptable or forbidden
2 : no-hitter

First Known Use of no-no

circa 1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of no-no was circa 1942

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“No-no.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-no. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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no-no

noun

English Language Learners Definition of no-no

informal
: something that people are not supposed to do because it is not proper, safe, fashionable, etc.

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