not hear of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of not hear of

:to not allow (something)
  • We tried to pay him for his help, but he wouldn't hear of it.

Word by Word Definitions

hear play
  1. : to perceive or become aware of by the ear

  2. : to gain knowledge of by hearing

  3. : to listen to with attention : heed


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