Definitions for naughtnɔt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or nought

  1. nothing.

  2. a cipher (0); zero.

  3. (adj. Archaic.)lost; ruined.

  4. worthless; useless.

  5. (adv.)Obs.

    Ref: not 1

Idioms for naught:

  1. come to naught,to end in failure.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of naught:

bef. 900; ME; OE nauht, nāwiht=no1+wiht thing. Cf. nought , wight1, whit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(noun)

    a quantity of no importance

    "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

  2. naught(noun)

    complete failure

    "all my efforts led to naught"


  1. naught(Noun)

    (now rare or archaic in US, Canada) Zero.

    Yet another naught on the scoreboard for the home team.

  2. naught(Noun)

    (now rare or archaic in US, Canada) Nothing; nothingness.

  3. naught(Pronoun)


  4. Origin: From the naught, nought, naht, nawiht, from nawiht, "no whit".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naught(adverb)


  2. Naught(adverb)

    the arithmetical character 0; a cipher. See Cipher

  3. Naught(adverb)

    in no degree; not at all

  4. Naught(adj)

    of no value or account; worthless; bad; useless

  5. Naught(adj)

    hence, vile; base; naughty

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