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[en-ee-weyz] /ˈɛn iˌweɪz/
adverb, Nonstandard.
1. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Well, anyways, I cleaned off the desk and rubbed the cream off my nose and hands and set down to write that letter.

    Believe You Me! Nina Wilcox Putnam
  • You never had much opinion o' menfolks, anyways, Lizzie Ann.

    Country Neighbors Alice Brown
  • For instance: if there is a hell—and I'm not anyways convinced that there is—I don't believe—but what's the use of cataloguing it?

    The Quickening Francis Lynde
  • I conceded it, anyways, as soon as I knowed he wanted to run.

    The Man Next Door Emerson Hough
  • anyways, he heard Job had a hoss to sell, and come to look at him.

    Mrs. Tree's Will Laura E. Richards
  • anyways, I've bought a fam'ly ticket and laid in a stock of fancy groceries.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
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(US & Canadian) a nonstandard word for anyway
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for anyways

see anyway.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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