- (emphatic) Not.
- 1898, Winston Churchill (novelist) , The Celebrity, 3 , “Now all this was very fine, but not at all in keeping with the Celebrity's character as I had come to conceive it. The idea that adulation ever cloyed on him was ludicrous in itself. In fact I thought the whole story fishy, and came very near to saying so.”
- (idiomatic) Used similarly to you're welcome, as a conventional reply to an expression of gratitude. exampleThank you for this very thoughtful present. — Not at all.