no such thing

Idioms & Phrases

no such thing

  1. Nothing like that, nothing of the kind, as in We've been looking for a car without air-conditioning, but no such thing is available. [Mid-1500s]

  2. On the contrary, certainly not, as in You thought I was quitting? No such thing! [Mid-1700s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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