nay nay  /ˈneɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a negative
  2. (adv) not this merely but also; not only so but

Usage(s):

  1. It was killed by a 55-to-39 vote, as 34 Republicans and 21 Democrats, mostly Southerners, voted nay.
  2. So if you want to say current hard-core films stink, Richard Corliss, I will not say thee nay.
  3. But halfway into the 15-minute voting period, two Democrats the White House thought it had won over, James Hayes of Alabama and Tim Johnson of South Dakota, voted nay.

News

  1. Stoker (Blu-ray)

    Highly Recommended I was amazed at how well the trailer of Stoker was able to reel me in. Marketing campaigns typically only have the ability to make me say yay or nay, but this time, I actually found myself intrigued on a much deeper level. There were flashes that indicated a tense love triangle would revolve around a man seducing both mother and daughter - The former a reflection of what ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

  2. Digicel Statement RE. Myanmar Telecommunications Licence

    NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --   The Digicel consortium   is disappointed to have been notified that it has not been successful in securing one of the two nationwide telecommunications ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Trees beat rocks for Jays’ Nay

    PRINCETON — Bowen Field has made quite an impression on Mitch Nay. All those trees in the background will do that. “I really don’t think there will be any other place that I play that is as pretty in the outfield, this is unbelievable,” Nay said.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Quotes

  1. "For them to keep us in the dark and just have us answering a bunch of questions that we can't possibly have a good answer for, I don't think it's fair to us," Woodson said. "I think there needs to be something said, yea or nay for Brett...
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: Charles Woodson Source: ABC News

  2. "What the nay-sayers don't understand is that this election has never been about me," Obama said last night, answering Republican attacks that he is self-absorbed. "It's been about you."
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "All I know is, we sent two guys there who were playing for us with no (physical) issues," Dunleavy said. "So I don't think it's going to be anything that's going to hold the deal up. But they have until tomorrow to either say `Yea' or `Nay'...
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Mike Dunleavy Source: SI.com

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