nada

[ nah-duh ]
/ ˈnɑ də /

noun Informal.

nothing; zero; none: I have absolutely no motivation—zilch, zip, nada!

Origin of nada

From Spanish
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British Dictionary definitions for nada

nada

/ (ˈnɑːdə) /

noun

mainly US informal nothing

Word Origin for nada

C20: Spanish
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Word Origin and History for nada

nada


n.

"nothing," 1933, slang, introduced by Hemingway, from Spanish nada "nothing," from Latin (res) nata "small, insignificant thing," literally "(thing) born" (see natal).

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