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ˈnɛər ina·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nary(a)adjective

    (used with singular count nouns) colloquial for `not a' or `not one' or `never a'

    "heard nary a sound"


  1. naryadjective

    not one

    There was nary a blip in sales.

  2. Etymology: Variant form of ne'er a.


  1. nary

    "Nary" is an adjective used to describe something having many parts or relating to a number of elements or aspects. The term is often used in computing and mathematics as a prefix to indicate a system or operation that involves 'n' number of elements or variables, where 'n' could be any number. For instance, a binary system involves two elements, a ternary system involves three, and an n-ary system can involve any number of elements.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nary

    ner′i, a provincial corruption of ne'er a, never a.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. NARY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Nary is ranked #49914 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Nary surname appeared 420 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Nary.

    88.1% or 370 total occurrences were White.
    3.8% or 16 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.8% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.6% or 11 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of nary in a Sentence

  1. Bethany Mandel:

    We have barred millions of our most vulnerable citizens out of public life for two full years with nary an outcry.

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