[ ih-nou; formerly ih-noh ]

adjective, adverbArchaic.

Origin of enow

before 1050; Middle English inow,Old English genōg (variant of genōhenough), conflated with Middle English inowe,Old English genōge, plural of genōgenough

Words Nearby enow

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How to use enow in a sentence

  • What mowtn't be reet fur other lasses to do, is reet enow fur me.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Nivver yo' blame me, Joan—nivver yo' be hard on me—ivverything else is hard enow.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • If she could help me to work or th' loike, I should be glad enow.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Tha knows't me well enow to know I'll ne'er f orgie thee for what tha's done.

    One Day At Arle | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Is it not enow to make a man's heart dance to see this noble Company, such valiant men-at-arms, such lusty archers?

    The White Company | Arthur Conan Doyle

British Dictionary definitions for enow


/ (ɪˈnaʊ) /

adjective, adverb
  1. an archaic word for enough

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