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neither

Synonyms of neither in English:

determiner

Phrases

neither here nor there
1
whether it suits the general public well-being is neither here nor there
[Antonyms] significant, important
inconsequential, insignificant, unimportant, of little/no importance, of little/no consequence, of little/no account, of no moment, incidental, inessential, non-essential, immaterial, irrelevant;
negligible, inappreciable, inconsiderable, slight, minor, trivial, trifling, petty, paltry, nugatory, not worth mentioning, not worth bothering about, not worth speaking of, insubstantial, silly, lightweight
informal piddling, fiddling, piffling
North American informal small-bore, picayune
neither fish nor fowl
2
here's a work that is obscure only because it is neither fish nor fowl
ambiguous, doubtful, unclear, uncertain, indistinct, indefinite, indeterminate, open to question, debatable;
mixed, neither one thing nor the other
neither one thing nor the other
3
Sam stands on the cusp, neither one thing nor the other
indeterminate, indefinite, indistinct, insipid, nondescript, neutral, toneless, colourless, dull, drab, washed out;
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