Antonyms for nothing doing

Grammar : Adv, noun
Spell : nuhth-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnʌθ ɪŋ

Definition of nothing doing

Origin :
  • Old English naþing, naðinc, from nan "not one" (see none) + þing "thing" (see thing). Meaning "insignificant thing" is from c.1600. As an adverb from c.1200. As an adjective from 1961.
  • As in nope : adv no
  • As in rebuff : noun turning away; ignoring
  • As in rejection : noun denial, refusal
  • As in repulse : noun snub; rejection
Example sentences :
  • Beyond the fact that a few prizes have been picked up there is nothing doing.
  • Extract from : « At Aboukir and Acre » by George Alfred Henty
  • There'll be nothing doing until they get Dutch courage from the bottle.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate of Panama » by William MacLeod Raine
  • Wyatt was right when he said "there was nothing doing" socially.
  • Extract from : « Four Years in Rebel Capitals » by T. C. DeLeon
  • I have been waiting here since half tide and there's nothing doing.
  • Extract from : « The Lovely Lady » by Mary Austin
  • "Nothing doing here either," he said as he scrambled to his feet.
  • Extract from : « The Hand in the Dark » by Arthur J. Rees
  • Selena pulled her tall-grass French on a Hackman, but there was nothing doing.
  • Extract from : « Ade's Fables » by George Ade
  • In Dilborough Sunday night, there is what you call, nothing doing.
  • Extract from : « If Winter Don't » by Barry Pain
  • There was nothing doing by night, we had to do it at daybreak.
  • Extract from : « New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915 » by Various
  • “Nothing doing in that direction,” came from Ned Lowe, who was present.
  • Extract from : « The Rover Boys Under Canvas » by Arthur M. Winfield
  • There's nothing doing in the Street now that I know anything about.
  • Extract from : « Halsey & Co. » by H. K. Shackleford

Synonyms for nothing doing

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