no·​how | \ ˈnō-ˌhau̇ How to pronounce nohow (audio) \

Definition of nohow

1 : in no manner or way : not at all was nohow equal to the task
2 dialect : anyhow

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Recent Examples on the Web So go ahead, call it a copycat—it don’t mind nohow. Matt Simon, WIRED, "Absurd Creature of the Week: The Octopus That Does Incredible Impressions of Fish and Snakes," 4 Dec. 2015

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First Known Use of nohow

1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nohow.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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