not have the faintest/slightest idea

Definition of not have the faintest/slightest idea

:to not know or understand at all
  • I don't have the faintest/slightest idea what you're talking about.

Word by Word Definitions

faint play faintest
  1. : lacking courage and spirit : cowardly

  2. : weak, dizzy, and likely to faint

  3. : lacking strength or vigor : performed, offered, or accomplished weakly or languidly

  1. : to lose courage or spirit

  2. : to become weak

  3. : to lose consciousness because of a temporary decrease in the blood supply to the brain

  1. : the physiological action of fainting

slight play slightest
  1. : having a slim or delicate build : not stout or massive in body

  2. : lacking in strength or substance : flimsy, frail

  3. : deficient in weight, solidity, or importance : trivial

  1. : to treat as slight or unimportant : make light of

  2. : to treat with disdain or indifference

  3. : to perform or attend to carelessly and inadequately

  1. : an act or an instance of slighting

  2. : an instance of being slighted : a humiliating discourtesy

idea play
  1. : a transcendent entity that is a real pattern of which existing things are imperfect representations

  2. : a standard of perfection : ideal

  3. : a plan for action : design


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