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nother

[nuhth -er] /ˈnʌð ər/
adjective
1.
Informal. a whole nother, an entirely different; a whole other.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; metanalysis of an other or another
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Word Origin and History for whole nother

nother

word formed from misdivision of another as a nother (see N for other examples), c.1300. From 14c.-16c. no nother is sometimes encountered as a misdivision of none other or perhaps as an emphatic negative; Old English had noðer as a contraction of ne oðer "no other."

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