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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

no′-no`(n.)(pl.)-nos, -no's.

  1. Informal.anything that is forbidden or not advisable, as because of being improper or unsafe.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of no-no:

1940–45

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. no-no(noun)ˈnɒnˈfæt

    sth that is completely unacceptable

    Criticizing your friends' family is a big no-no.

Wiktionary

  1. no-no(Noun)

    Something that is forbidden, prohibited, discouraged or taboo.

    Smoking indoors is becoming a real no-no these days, in many places.

  2. no-no(Noun)

    A no-hitter; a game in which no batter on one of the teams got a hit.

    He threw two no-nos in his career.

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