nary

car·dio·pul·mo·nary;
cul·i·nary;
dis·ci·pli·nary;
doc·tri·nary;
el·ee·mos·y·nary;
em·bry·o·nary;
lacu·nary;
lam·i·nary;
lim·i·nary;
mol·i·nary;
nary;
ob·sid·i·o·nary;
oc·tog·e·nary;
pag·i·nary;
qua·drag·e·nary;
san·gui·nary;
sap·o·nary;
trans·lu·nary;
vic·e·nary;
an·tiph·o·nary;
ca·nary;
cat·e·nary;
con·cu·bi·nary;
con·sue·tu·di·nary;
cor·o·nary;
dic·tio·nary;
ex·traor·di·nary;
imag·i·nary;
lu·mi·nary;
mer·ce·nary;
mil·le·nary;
nov·e·nary;
oc·to·nary;
or·di·nary;
orig·i·nary;
pre·lim·i·nary;
pul·mo·nary;
quater·nary;
quin·quag·e·nary;
sem·i·nary;
sex·ag·e·nary;
sex·cen·te·nary;
sub·lu·nary;
tri·ce·nary;
uri·nary;
val·e·tu·di·nary;
vet·er·i·nary;
stag·fla·tio·nary;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • nary — The colloquial or dialect expression nary a (= not a) was exclusively American until the 20c, when it began to appear in British works: • You can wander around the cavernous vaults of the Law Courts in the Strand these days and come across nary a …   Modern English usage

  • nary — [ner′ē] adj. [altered < ne er a, never a] Dial. not any; no: with a or an [nary a doubt] …   English World dictionary

  • nary — (adj.) 1746, alteration of ne er a, short for never a …   Etymology dictionary

  • nary a — phrasal or nary an : not a single : never a sold merchandise to a friend, with nary an entry on the books J.K.Lasser * * * nary a Never a, not one (also narrow a /narˈō/) • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • nary a — {informal} Not a single; not one; never a. * /One afternoon a large dark cloud came in the sky. John thought it would rain so he took his raincoat but nary a drop fell./ * /John went fishing but he caught nary a one./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nary a — {informal} Not a single; not one; never a. * /One afternoon a large dark cloud came in the sky. John thought it would rain so he took his raincoat but nary a drop fell./ * /John went fishing but he caught nary a one./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nary a — or nary an phrasal not a single < survived the accident with nary a scratch > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nary — Recorded in many spelling forms including O Neary, Neary, Nairy, Narrie, Naree, Nary, Narry, Nerrie, Norry, and Norrie, this is an Irish surname. It is only rarely, if ever, found with the Gaelic O prefix which it seems to have lost in the 17th… …   Surnames reference

  • nary — na|ry [ˈneəri US ˈneri] adv old fashioned [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: ne er a not a ] nary a sth not one ▪ They said nary a word …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nary — nar|y [ neri ] adverb OLD FASHIONED never. Nary a means not a single one : I was young with nary a penny to my name …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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