Definition of not have the faintest in English:

not have the faintest

phrase

informal
  • Have no idea.

    ‘I haven't the faintest what it means’
    • ‘I don't have the faintest idea who Michelle is talking about here.’
    • ‘You don't have the faintest idea what has happened, do you?’
    • ‘Afterwards, he said modestly: ‘I didn't have the faintest idea I'd win one award let alone three.’
    • ‘In fact, the people proposing to do the research for it didn't have the faintest idea of what chemicals, if any, might produce the results they described.’
    • ‘The only problem was that I didn't have the faintest idea what I was going to say.’
    • ‘As a student at Sydney Boys High in the 1950s he didn't have the faintest idea what he wanted to do but, as he was good at debating, was consistently advised to study law.’
    • ‘Believe me, we want to ‘talk’ with you, but we don't have the faintest idea how to accomplish that.’
    • ‘So, uh, I guess it was a good movie, though I don't have the faintest idea what it was about.’
    • ‘But I'll tell you, I don't have the faintest idea how they've solved that problem.’
    • ‘Iago's final silence was a speaking one; I don't have the faintest idea how to read Hermione's silence.’