- in any way whatever.
- in any case; at all events.
- in a careless manner; haphazardly.
Origin of anyhow
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Examples from the Web for anyhow
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Anyhow, they realized, Assad had also lost his legitimacy as a ruler.What Israel Really Thinks About Syria
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Anyhow, the jobs numbers will be out tomorrow and we'll be done talking about this health-care business for a little while.Further Thoughts on Penalty v. Tax
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The couple had few surviving intimates and confidants, most of whom were unlikely to be truthful in post-Nazi Germany anyhow.New Biography Explores the Life and Myth of Eva Braun
November 10, 2011
She wa'n't meant fur it—and I'd rather have her marry an American, anyhow.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
If we get him this appointment, it will be ample compensation, anyhow.Viviette
William J. Locke
We'll suppose yet a while, anyhow, as how he's a lookin' arter us.Weighed and Wanting
"Anyhow, it doesn't matter much," Dick replied, quite unabashed.
Well, anyhow, he's here so much we ought to be chargin' him for his meal-ticket.
- in any case; at any rate
- in any manner or by any means whatever
- in a haphazard manner; carelessly
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Word Origin and History for anyhow
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