Definition of nor-nor-east in US English:

nor-nor-east

(also nor'-nor'-east)

noun

  • North-north-east. Now rare.

adverb

  • North-north-east.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Davis (c1550–1605), explorer. Shortened from north-north-east.

Pronunciation

nor-nor-east

/ˌnɔːnɔːrˈiːst/