Definition of 'no-no'
Example sentences containing 'no-no'
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It is regarded as a complete no-no in the game to walk off the course during play. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not showering after the gym is a definite no-no. The Sun (2016)Rapid and unnatural physical movement is another no-no. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For now booze is an absolute no-no as part of my recovery. The Sun (2014)It is a complete no-no to ride off the path. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Of course father and son could have avoided the big fashion no-no. The Sun (2006)But reaching for the razor is a definite no-no for facial hair. The Sun (2008)MP3 earphones are also deemed a big no-no because they stop cyclists from hearing traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He tried his luck on the door but it was a big no-no and he was told to jog on. The Sun (2016)And lighting fires is another no-no. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Swimming was a complete no-no too. The Sun (2011)Looking poor is a definite no-no, but so is looking too rich. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)Leaving damp, sweaty workout gear inside your gym bag is another big no-no. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Asking for one is simply the biggest taboo - a definite no-no. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The point is, magazines have been telling us for years that tan tights are a fashion no-no. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That fashion no-no is the least of his worries though, after a stormy week that was entirely of his own making. The Sun (2015)
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