from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Zero; nothing.
- n. A person regarded as being insignificant; a nonentity.
- adj. Amounting to nothing; nil: "Business was zilch” ( New York).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. nothing.
- adj. nothing; zero
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a quantity of no importance
There are MANY mentally ill prisoners in the prison system – and I can assure you that absolutely zilch is being done for them. pseudonymous in nc Says:
Yet the Outpost has gotten zilch from the sewer board about previous elections.
Even with what she admits is "zilch" official mountain climbing training, Gina feels it's an important step to walk the walk she talks everyday.
So mythicism is compared to creationism, although even historicists say the evidence for Jesus is 'zilch'.
It might explain your perception that we have accomplished "zilch".
We went in for many reasons and many of them wrong, 'll throw you that bone and it STILL doesn't explain away the progress being made right now that was almost unimaginable before and it still doesn't make your comments about "zilch" being accomplished any less idiotic - or insulting to the troops.
When asked whether he agreed with O'Driscoll's claim that "zilch" football was played,
President B@rack Hussein Ob@ma is spineless, has absolutely no meaning "zilch" leadership skills, and is only interested in doing what will better position himself for a 2012
Defence counsel Pat Butler admitted Shingleton's ability to pay reparation was "zilch" and no reparation report was ordered.
Currently neither pay "zilch", $0, and thus the state bores all the costs.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.