not bloody likely!

idiom

British, informal + sometimes offensive
: absolutely not
"Can I borrow your car again?" "Not bloody likely!"

Dictionary Entries Near not bloody likely!

Cite this Entry

“Not bloody likely!.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20bloody%20likely%21. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY