from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Other. Usually used in the phrase a whole nother, as in the sentence That's a whole nother story.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- pro. Neither.
- adj. Neither.
- adv. Nor.
- pro. Another.
- adj. Different, other. (Now usually in a whole nother)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- conj. Neither; nor.
- adj. Other; -- variant spelling used mostly in the phrase a whole nother (i. e., a completely different), as though formed by splitting the word “another”.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as neither.
"'Cause I should expect you'd give me somethin 'nother and make a great man of me!"
But he presently heard the door of the locked room open, a man's voice, slightly elevated by liquor and opposition, saying, "I know what's due from one gen'leman to 'nother" -- a querulous, objecting voice saying,
"To the ranter who whines about people saying" nother "- learn the difference between
However, even though you would probably not like to acknowledge it, we have a whole "nother" half of our state to the east.
Then there's the issue of bands who were one-hit wonders in the U.S. (or two-hit wonders) but are known on a whole nother level ( "nother" should be a world) in the UK.
Thursday, April 12, 2001 x 2 - Key word here is 'nother'
He was great source of worriment to my Mammy, ole lady Lucy Price and 'nother 'oman, ole lady Lucy Charles.
He shall pay that cent one way or 'nother 'fore he gets through.
Don't eat with yer fingers -- don't grab no vittles off one 'nother's plates; don't reach out for nothin', but wait till yer asked, 'n' if you never _git_ asked don't git up and grab it.
Don't eat with yer fingers -- don't grab no vittles off one 'nother's plates; don't reach out for nothin', but wait till yer asked, 'n if yer never git asked don't git up and grab it -- don't spill nothin' on the table cloth, or like's not Mis 'Bird' ll send yer away from the table.