now, now

Definition of now, now

  1. 1 —used to tell someone not to be worried or unhappy Now, now, don't cry. Everything will be all right. You'll see!

  2. 2 —used in speech to express criticism or disapproval in a gentle way Now, now. There's no need to use that kind of language.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  at the present time or moment

    :  in the time immediately before the present

    :  in the time immediately to follow :  forthwith

  1. :  in view of the fact that :  since

  1. :  the present time or moment

  1. :  of or relating to the present time :  existing

    :  excitingly new

    :  constantly aware of what is new

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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