Definition of Naysays
1. naysay [v] - See also: naysay
Lexicographical Neighbors of Naysays
naysays (current term)
Literary usage of Naysays
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1853)
"... mair naysays. Ye'll have to leam a good honest Yes, and make me content anee for a'." CHAPTER xn. ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1877)
"My dear fellow, have you never heard that in such things nineteen naysays make one grant ? It's all very well for you good-looking fellows, with a sort of ..."
3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"... Nineteen naysays are half a grant. Her laugh will lead you to the place, Where lies the happiness you want, And sweetly toolie for a kiss, Frae her fair ..."
4. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"Her laugh will lead you to the place, Where lies the happiness you want, And plainly tells you to your face, Nineteen naysays are half a grant. ..."