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no way

Informal. absolutely not; no.
Origin of no way
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Slang definitions & phrases for no way

no way

adverb phrase

Never; under no circumstances: No way will I resign. You'll have to fire me


No; absolutely not; no dice: No good. No go. No way, Jose/ You absolutely no way in hell can use my name (1960s+)

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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 way

no way

Also, there is no way. Certainly not; never. For example, No way can I forget what he did, or Are you coming along?—No way! or There's no way our candidate can lose. This colloquial expression dates from the mid-1900s, but an earlier adverb, noway, dates from the 1300s.
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