you don't say

Definition of you don't say

  1. —used to express surprise “She ran off with another man.” “You don't say!” ; often used ironically to show little surprise at something “They lost again.” “You don't say. What's that, eight in a row?”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

don'tplay
  1. :  do not

    :  does not

  1. :  a command or entreaty not to do something

  1. :  to express in words :  state

    :  to state as opinion or belief :  declare

    :  utter, pronounce

  1. :  something that is said :  statement

    :  an expression of opinion

    :  a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. :  about, approximately

    :  for example :  as


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