a\ whole\ 'nother

An entirely different. I've noticed this phrase in the vocabulary of many people of various backgrounds and have even heard it on national TV, but I have yet to see it written down (before now).

That's a whole 'nother story.

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  • whole nother — US informal : completely different That s a whole nother story/issue. [=that s a whole other story/issue; that s a story/issue that is completely different from the one we have been talking about] He has taken his performance to a whole nother… …   Useful english dictionary

  • whole\ nother — It s used instead of the word another or the words a different. Oh, I understand now. That s a whole nother story …   Dictionary of american slang

  • A Whole Nother Thang — Infobox Album Name = A Whole Nother Thang Type = studio Artist = Fuzzy Haskins Released = Start date|1976 Recorded = Genre = R B, soul, funk Length = 38:10 Label = Westbound Producer = Fuzzy Haskins Reviews = Last album = This album = A Whole… …   Wikipedia

  • A Whole Nother Radio Active Thang — Infobox Album Name = A Whole Nother Radio Active Thang Type = studio Artist = Clarence Fuzzy Haskins Released = 1994 Recorded = 1976 and 1978 Genre = Funk Length = 78:06 Label = Westbound Producer = Clarence Fuzzy Haskins and GIG productions… …   Wikipedia

  • it's a whole nother world out there — it is very different in that place, it is strange over there    When the kids got back from the virtual space trip, Jamie said, It s a whole nother world out there! …   English idioms

  • 'nother — 7 [ nother] [ˈnʌðə(r)] [ˈnʌðər] adjective (non standard) = ↑another • …   Useful english dictionary

  • nother — oth er, a. Other; variant spelling used mostly in the phrase a whole nother (i. e., a completely different), as though formed by splitting the word another . [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nother — /ˈnʌðə/ (say nudhuh) phrase a whole nother..., Colloquial a completely different...: a whole nother idea. {a deliberate and emphatic aphetic transformation of UNKNOWN REF bigmac121654937 } …   Australian English dictionary

  • nother — or nother adjective Etymology: alteration (from misdivision of another) of other, adjective Date: circa 1909 other used especially in the phrase a whole nother; used chiefly in speech or informal prose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nother — /nudh euhr/, adj. Informal. a whole nother, an entirely different; a whole other. [1955 60; metanalysis of an other or another] * * * …   Universalium

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