Definition of no-no in English:


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noun (plural no-nos)

  • A thing that is not possible or acceptable: perming highlighted hair used to be a definite no-no, but it’s now possible
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    • So an office at that end of the building is a definite no-no as the droning hum could drive me mad.
    • That sort of event was a definite no-no and he worked hard to prevent such things.
    • Wiggling out was a definite no-no since he had already made sure that I had nowhere else to turn to.

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