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an·y·ways

 (ĕn′ē-wāz′)
adv. Nonstandard
In any case.

anyways

(ˈɛnɪˌweɪz)
adv
US and Canadian a nonstandard word for anyway

an•y•ways

(ˈɛn iˌweɪz)

adv. Nonstandard.
anyway.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.anyways - used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; "Anyhow, he is dead now"; "I think they're asleep; anyhow, they're quiet"; "I don't know what happened to it; anyway, it's gone"; "anyway, there is another factor to consider"; "I don't know how it started; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"; "in any event, the government faced a serious protest"; "but at any rate he got a knighthood for it"
References in classic literature ?
Now, by all odds, the most ancient extant portrait anyways purporting to be the whale's, is to be found in the famous cavern-pagoda of Elephanta, in India.
I ain't a-going to tell, and I ain't a-going back there, anyways.
I hates yo' pappy; he hain't got no heart--for niggers, he hain't, anyways.
She talks awful, but talk don't hurt -- anyways it don't if she don't cry.
Forbid it as we shouldn't all flop (if it was anyways conwenient) to get 'em out o' this here dismal risk
But I wouldn't so much as give it another thought,' said Peggotty, cheerily 'if my Davy was anyways against it - not if I had been asked in church thirty times three times over, and was wearing out the ring in my pocket.
Which I meantersay, Pip," Joe now observed in a manner that was at once expressive of forcible argumentation, strict confidence, and great politeness, "as I hup and married your sister, and I were at the time what you might call (if you was anyways inclined) a single man.
And so I wish you good-bye, Master Marner; and if you ever feel anyways bad in your inside, as you can't fend for yourself, I'll come and clean up for you, and get you a bit o' victual, and willing.