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Slang definitions & phrases for no kidding

no kidding

adverb phrase

Really; factually • Often a question asked when one hears something astonishing or doubtful

[first form 1914+, second 1880+; the earlier form no kid is found by 1873]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with no kidding

no kidding

Truly, seriously, as in No kidding, I really did lose my wallet. [ ; first half of 1900s ]
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