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no-no

 (nō′nō′)
n. pl. no-noes Informal
1. Something unacceptable or impermissible: "Even though his company wasn't the one involved in the case, what he did is considered a definite no-no" (Mike Royko).
2. A social blunder; a faux pas.
3. Baseball A game in which a pitcher allows no hits and no runs.

no′-no`



n., pl. -nos, -no's.
Informal. anything that is forbidden or not advisable, as because of being improper or unsafe.
[1940–45]
Translations

no-no

[ˈnəʊnəʊ] N that's a no-no (= undesirable) → eso no se hace; (= not an option) → no existe tal posibilidad

no-no

n (inf) to be a no-noverboten or tabu sein; that’s/she’s a no-no!das/sie kommt nicht infrage or in Frage! (inf); that’s a no-no! (= you mustn’t do it)das gibts nicht!

no-no

[ˈnəʊˌnəʊ] n it's a no-no! (undesirable) → è inaccettabile!; (forbidden) → non si può fare!