Definitions

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  • used to indicate that the speaker does not like something they have seen or heard

Etymologies

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From a badly translated Chinese bootleg copy of Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith. The original cry "Noooooooo" was translated into Chinese as 不要 ("not want"), and then back into the English subtitles as "do not want".

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  • According to Wikipedia, this phrase has its origins in a particularly bad translation of Star Wars Episode III.

    June 27, 2008

  • abbreviated dnw

    November 28, 2007