What does nah mean?


Nah is another way to say "no" but includes a more drawn-out pronunciation. It is most often associated with Americans from the south, and surfer and skater bros.

Nah has been around for many years due to people's accents and laziness. It is primarily used in casual situations since some find it inappropriate in the workplace and other formal contexts.

You will most likely hear this term in-person if you have not already. You may also see it often online, especially on social media, and in text messages. It may also be spelled as naw.


Nah brah, thx but I'll join ya guys next time

When you are not about that

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Updated December 31, 2020

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