Dial., Literary not any; no: with a or an: nary a doubt
Origin of naryaltered ; from ne'er a, never a
Not one: “Frequently, measures of major import &ellipsis; glide through these chambers with nary a whisper of debate” (George B. Merry).
Origin of naryAlteration of ne'er a.
- not one
- There was nary a blip in sales.
Variant form of ne'er a.