See more synonyms on Thesaurus.comnoun South Midland and Southern U.S.
- chance; happenstance; accident: Meeting you today was pure happen-so.
Origin of happen-so
First recorded in 1900–05
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for happen-so
"This ain't no happen-so, Mr. Lidgerwood," he said, when he got up.
A feeling of superstition came stealing over me and daring me to say that this was only a happen-so.