by any manner of means

phrasal or by no manner of means
: in any or no way whatever : not at all

are you angry with me? By no manner of means


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  • By any manner of means — Manner Man ner, n. [OE. manere, F. mani[ e]re, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See {Manual}.] 1. Mode of action; way of performing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • not by any manner of means — phrase not at all I haven’t given up hope by any manner of means. Thesaurus: not at allsynonym Main entry: manner * * * not by any manner of means see ↑means …   Useful english dictionary

  • not\ by\ any\ manner\ of\ means — • by no means • not by any means • by no manner of means • not by any manner of means adv. phr. Not even a little; certainly not. He is by no means bright. May I stay home from school? By no means. Dick worked on his project Saturday, but he is… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not by any (manner of) means — by ˈno means | not by ˈany (manner of) means idiom not at all • She is by no means an inexperienced teacher. • We haven t won yet, not by any means. Main entry: ↑meansidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not by any manner of means — not at all I haven t given up hope by any manner of means …   English dictionary

  • by\ no\ manner\ of\ means — • by no means • not by any means • by no manner of means • not by any manner of means adv. phr. Not even a little; certainly not. He is by no means bright. May I stay home from school? By no means. Dick worked on his project Saturday, but he is… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • by no manner of means — I. phrasal see by any manner of means II. adverb see by no means * * * by no manner of means 1. Under no circumstances 2. In no way whatever • • • Main Entry: ↑manne …   Useful english dictionary

  • By no manner of means — Mean Mean, n. 1. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. [1913 Webster] But to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manner — Man ner, n. [OE. manere, F. mani[ e]re, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See {Manual}.] 1. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manner — [man′ər] n. [ME manere < OFr maniere < VL * manaria < L manuarius, of the hand < manus, a hand: see MANUAL] 1. a way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure 2. a) a way of acting; personal, esp.… …   English World dictionary

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