Definition of or no in English:

or no

phrase

  • 1Or not.

    ‘she'd have ridden there, winter or no’
    • ‘But lest I be accused of favoring nuclear war, please take note that the consequences of nuclear war would be horrendous, nuclear winter or no.’
    1. 1.1— or no — Regardless of the specified thing.
      ‘recession or no recession there is always going to be a shortage of good people’
      • ‘Job or no job, life is just plain difficult in rural Kansas and Oklahoma..rural anywhere.’
      • ‘Never ever from that day to this has anyone else looked after a child of mine when they were sick, new job or no new job.’