\ ˈnōp or with glottal stop instead of p\

Definition of nope

: no

Examples of nope in a Sentence

“Have you finished the book yet?” “Nope.”

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Nope: The sisters were actually teaming up to take down Littlefinger, the architect of many of the show’s mostly dastardly deeds, and to finally make good on that ‘ Anna Silman, The Cut, "On Game of Thrones, Sisters Finally Did It for Themselves," 28 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of nope

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nope

by alteration

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