from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Nonstandard In any case.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In any way.
  • adv. (nonstandard) Anyway, anyhow, in any case.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In any way or manner; anyhow.
  • 2.
  • In any case; at any rate; at all events; anyhow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement


From any + adverbial genitive of way (compare always). (Wiktionary)



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