Complete Definition of "ixnay"

English

Alternative spellings
ix-nay

Etymology
Pig Latin version of nix; possibly the only Pig Latin phrase to enter common English besides amscray. Ixnay and amscray were used widely in "The Three Stooges" shorts, possibly the main source of popularity for the words.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËɪksËneɪ/
SAMPA|<tt>/"Iks%neI/</tt>
audio|En-us-ixnay.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
ixnay

  1. No.

Verb
ixnay (present tense only)

  1. transitive (Used in an imperative) Do not do or talk about (something).

#: Ixnay on the âW-A-L-Kâ while the dogs can hear you.

Related terms
nix

See also
XNAY
w:Pig Latin

Category:Pig Latin

Revision and Credits for"ixnay"
  • 2007-10-31 01:59 - EncycloPetey - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/71.239.7.141|71.239.7.141]] ([[User_talk:71.239.7.141|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Language Lover|Language Lover]]

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