whole nother


US, informal
: completely different
That's a whole nother story/issue.
He has taken his performance to a whole nother level.

Examples of whole nother in a Sentence

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“Whole nother.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole%20nother. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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