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Anyhow; anyway (used to indicate a change of subject or a return to a previous subject after a digression or interruption)‘anyhoo, I think we're all taking ourselves far too seriously today’‘anyhoo, to get to the point’
- ‘Thanks for replying, anyhoo.’
- ‘So anyhoo; this here CD is worth definitely worth a listen or two!’
- ‘Anyhoo, before rambling on I will answer the questions that have been posed (to the best of my ability!).’
- ‘Anyhoo, I'm quite pleased with myself regardless.’
- ‘Anyhoo, most of my workings are very subtle.’
- ‘Oh well, this blog was gettin' too many hits anyhoo.’
- ‘Anyhoo, I think I might be having an identity crisis.’
- ‘I think having seen the film does add an extra spooky frisson to the album, but I'm sure I'd dig it anyhoo.’
- ‘Anyhoo that's my view - like I said the debate will go on, but you can't please all of the people all of the time.’
- ‘Not that it's going to matter me for another 3 months, anyhoo, as i've just got a pretty good job.’
Mid 19th century: representing a regional or informal pronunciation of anyhow.
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