Definition of neither one thing nor the other in English:

neither one thing nor the other

phrase

  • Not clearly either of two things.

    ‘Sam stands on the cusp, neither one thing nor the other’
    • ‘Mercury is, by nature, ambivalent, difficult to see, neither one thing nor the other.’
    • ‘Neither one thing nor the other, buyers often turn their noses up at the prospect of something different and distinctive.’
    • ‘Trumpeted as the next big allrounder, but at Port Elizabeth he looked neither one thing nor the other.’
    • ‘To be neither one thing nor the other in gender terms is to be both obviously wrong and utterly invisible.’
    • ‘She gets frustrated with him because their relationship is neither one thing nor the other.’
    • ‘It's an unsettling time, neither one thing nor the other, and my mood reflects it faithfully.’
    • ‘Being freelance is a very attractive option to many of us but it is neither one thing nor the other.’
    • ‘What has transpired of course is neither one thing nor the other.’
    • ‘Theirs was the awkward fate that often attends those who are neither one thing nor the other.’
    • ‘My generation of historians may be one of those that sit on the cusp, neither one thing nor the other.’
    indeterminate, indefinite, indistinct, insipid, nondescript, neutral, toneless, colourless, dull, drab, washed out
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