Reverse Dictionary: NEE – NEO


NEED – adjectives
– DEAD FOR in desperate need of …1876 Amer. sl.
– NECESSITOUS †* in need of a thing …1650
need – nouns 
– EGENCE * need, the existence of needs …1865
– FIX what a person craves or needs …1993 US sl.
– ILL-FARE a state of need or discomfort …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– IRISH KING something one needs …1960 NZ sl.
– NECESSITUDE need, necessity …1839
– NEEDAM † need, poverty, beggary …1573
– NEEDCESSITY necessity, a state of need …1706 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– NEEDHAM † need, poverty, beggary …1573
– NEEDING †* an occasion or time of need …a1300
– NEEDMENTS needs, requirements …1603 chiefly Sc.
– NEEF difficulty; need …1742 Sc.
– NEIF difficulty; need …1742 Sc.
– OCCASIONS † needs, requirements …1596
– OPPORTUNITY †* a time when there is occasion or need for something …1526
– RAINY DAY a time of need …c1580
– SUDDEN † a sudden need, danger, or the like; an emergency …1559
– SUFFRETE † want, need …c1430
– TIDEFULNESS † a fit or expedient season; time of need …a1340
– WANE † need, want, poverty …a1100
need – verbs
– THOLE to allow, to permit, to admit of; to require, to stand in need of …1864 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
NEEDED – nouns
– ARTICLE, THE the precise thing; the thing or person most needed …c1850 colloq.
– DOINGS things needed …1913 sl.
– JUST THE JOB something which is wanted or needed …1943 sl.
– MOSSY AGATE something that is ‘just the thing’ …E20 Brit. sl.
– NEEDMENTS things needed; necessaries; personal requisites carried as luggage …1590
– SHOT, THE something that is wanted or needed …1953 Aust. sl.
– TICKET, THE something which is wanted or needed …1838 sl.
– VERY ARTICLE, THE the precise thing; the thing or person most needed …c1850 colloq.
– WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED something needed or desired
needed – person
– VERY ARTICLE, THE the precise thing; the thing or person most needed …c1850 colloq.
needed – verbs 
– COME THE BIG FIGURE to do or provide what is required …1848 Amer. sl.
 
NEEDFUL – adjectives
– BEHOOVEFUL useful, of use; advantageous, expedient; needful, necessary, due …1382 arch.
– BEHOVEFUL advantageous, useful, profitable; needful, necessary, due …1382 arch.
– BEHOVELY † useful, profitable; needful, necessary …c950
– BEHOVING † useful, needful, appropriate …c1175
– EQUINECESSARY † needful in an equal degree; equally necessary …1663
– NECESSAR necessary, needful, requisite …1701 Sc. 
– NEEDCESSITOUS necessary, needful …1839 Sc. 
needful – nouns
– BEETS needful things …Bk1911 Sc. ​
needful – verbs 
– BEHOVE † to be physically of use, needful, or necessary to …1154
 
NEEDFULLY – adverbs
– BEHOVELY † usefully, needfully, necessarily …c1430
 
NEEDINESS – nouns
– EGENCY † neediness, poverty …1600
– NEEDIHOOD †* neediness …1648
– NEEDY-HOOD †* neediness …1648
 
NEEDING – adjectives
– WANTFUL full of wants; needing, exacting …1889
 
NEEDLE – nouns
– ARTILLERY a hypodermic needle …c1935 Amer. drugs sl.
– BANGER a hypodermic needle and syringe …1986 sl.
– BAYONET a hypodermic needle …1986 US drugs sl.
– GAFFUS a hypodermic syringe and needle, esp. when improvised …1967 US sl.
– GASKET any improvised seal between the end of a dropper and the hub of a needle …1970 US sl.
– GLASS GUN a hypodermic needle …1940s drugs sl.
– GOLDEN SPIKE a hypodermic needle …1955 US sl.
– GUN a hypodermic needle …1899 Amer. drugs sl.
– HARD NAIL a hypodermic needle …1955 US sl.
– HYP a hypodermic needle …1929 drugs sl., orig. US
– HYPE a hypodermic needle …1929 drugs sl., orig. US
– HYPO a hypodermic needle …1904 drugs sl., orig. US
– JABBLE a large, blunt needle or knife …1788 Sc.
– LANCE a hypodermic needle …1952 US drugs sl.
– MISTER TWENTY-SIX a hypodermic needle …1973 US sl.
– MR. TWENTY-SIX a hypodermic needle …1973 US sl.
– NAIL a hypodermic needle …1936 US sl.
– POINT a hypodermic needle …1960s Amer. drugs sl.
– SAFETY a safety pin used as a hypodermic needle …1950s US drugs sl.
– SILVER LADY a hypodermic needle and syringe …1993 US drugs sl.
– SPEAR a hypodermic needle …1961 US drugs sl.
– SPIKE a hypodermic needle …1934 drugs sl., orig. US
– YALE a commercial hypodermic needle, whether or not it is manufactured by Yale …1973 US sl.
needle – verbs
– HYPO to administer a hypodermic injection …1925 sl.
 
NEEDLESS – adjectives
– SUPERVACANEOUS † vainly added over and above what is essential; serving no purpose; superfluous, redundant, unnecessary, needless …c1555 now rare or obs.
 
NEEDLEWORK – nouns
– WHITE SEWING plain needlework …1922
needlework – verbs
– BE ALL UNCLE REEVE AND COUSIN PUTCH of needlework: to be puckered …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
NEEDY – adjectives
– DABRICH poor, needy …c1800 Sc.
– EGENE †* needy, poor …1631
– EGESTUOSE † very poor and needy …1775
– EGESTUOUS † extremely poor and needy …1656
– HARD RUN hard pressed; subjected to pressure of one kind or another, usually financial; without resources; needy …1791 Amer. dial.
– ILL-TO-DO in poor circumstances, poor, needy …1853
– NAUGHTY † having or possessing naught; poor, needy …1377
– NEEDFUL of persons: needy, necessitous …a1175
– NEEDSOME * marked by need; needy, poor …1870
– STIVER-CRAMPED † needy, wanting money …1785
– SUFFRETOUS † needy, in want, miserable …c1450
– WAEDLE † poor, needy …c1000
– WANTING † lacking in money or necessaries of life, needy, necessitous …a1616 now rare or obs.
needy – adverbs
– NEEDILY †* in a needy fashion …1642
needy – nouns 
– NACE the destitute, the needy …1871 Sc.
needy – person 
– LACK-ALL one who is in want of everything; a thoroughly destitute or poor person; a needy fellow …1850 
– NEEDLING †* a needy person …1608
– POOR SNAKE a poor, needy, or humble person; a drudge …1590
 
NE’ER-DO-WELL – adjectives
– ABBEY-LUBBER-LIKE lazy, thriftless, ne’er-do-well …1570 sl.
– DEADBEAT useless, ne’er-do-well, impoverished …L19 sl.
– STRINGY-BARK rough, uncultured; hence mean, ne’er-do-well …1833 Aust. sl.
ne’er-do-well – person 
– BABOON a thug, a ruffian, a ne’er-do-well …c1500
– BAD EGG a worthless person; a ne’er-do-well; a good-for-nothing …1847 
– BAD HALFPENNY an unpleasant, untrustworthy person; a ne’er-do-well …1756 sl.
– BAD HAT a scoundrel, a ne’er-do-well; a rogue; an untrustworthy person; a troublemaker; a habitual brawler; a dangerous individual …1831 sl.
– BAD-LOT a worthless person; a ne’er-do-well …1848 sl.
– BAD PENNY an unpleasant, untrustworthy person; a ne’er-do-well; a good-for-nothing …c1367
– BAD SEED a person who never does anything well; a person who veers from the straight and narrow and acts like a criminal …Bk2004
– BAND-END a person of no importance; a worthless person, a ne’er-do-well …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAND-ENDER a worthless person; a ne’er-do-well …1884 Eng. dial.
– BAUCHLE an unimportant or worthless person or thing; a ne’er-do-well …1829 Sc.
– CATSO, CATZO a rogue; a ne’er-do-well …1602 Brit. sl.
– GET-NOTHING † one who through laziness earns nothing; an idler, a ne’er-do-well …a1625
– LABLOLLY a lazy, clumsy, hulking fellow; a ne’er-do-well; a silly person …1876 Eng. dial. 
– LAG a layabout, a ne’er-do-well, a lazy person …1910s sl.
– LAG-A-BAG a layabout, a ne’er-do-well, a lazy, idle person …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAG-LOST a layabout, a ne’er-do-well, a lazy person …1910s sl.
– NAAWT a nowt; a man of no principles; an undesirable acquaintance; a ne’er-do-well …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NE’ER-BE-GOOD a ne’er-do-well; a good-for-nothing, disreputable, or worthless person  …1675
– NE’ER-DO-GOOD a ne’er-do-well; a good-for-nothing, disreputable, or worthless person …1814
– NEVER-DO-GOOD a ne’er-do-well; a good-for-nothing fellow …1814 Sc.
– NEVER-DO-WELL a ne’er-do-well …1856
– NEVER-THRIFT † a ne’er-do-well; a waster …c1440
– POOR DO a shiftless, trifling person; a ne’er-do-well …1994 Amer. dial.
– RABSCALLION a low, worthless fellow; a wild, reckless person; a rascal; a knave; a rogue; a vagabond’ a scamp; a ne’er-do-well …1699 
– RABSHACKLE, RABSHAKLE  a ne’er-do-well; a wastrel; an idle profligate …Bk1852
– RAMSCALLION a worthless wretch; a rascal; a wild, reckless fellow; a vagabond; a ne’er-do-well … 1733 now chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RAMSCULLION † an offensively dirty person; a worthless wretch; a rascal; a wild, reckless fellow; a vagabond, a vagrant; a ne’er-do-well …1866 Sc.
– RAP-A-TAG a dissipated, good-for-nothing fellow; a ne’er-do-well …1887 Eng. dial.
– RAPSCALLION a worthless wretch; a rascal, a rogue, a scamp; a wild, reckless fellow; a vagabond; a ne’er-do-well …1699
– RATTATAG a ne’er-do-well …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SCABBY SHEEP a person who has been in questionable society, or under unholy influence, and become tainted; a corrupt person; a morally diseased person; a disreputable fellow; a ne’er-do-well …1728
– SCAFE a wild, thoughtless person, esp. a boy or young man; a rascal; a lazy ne’er-do-well …Bk1868 Eng. dial. 
– SCALAWAG, SCALLAWAG, SKALAWAG a ne’er-do-well; a disreputable person …1848 sl., orig. US
– SCALLOWAG a ne’er-do-well; a disreputable person …1848 sl., orig. US
– SCALLY a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1986 Eng. sl.
– SCALLYWAG a ne’er-do-well; a disreputable person …1848 orig. US
– SCAMP a good-for-nothing, worthless person, a ne’er-do-well, a rascal …1808
– SCAPEGRACE a man or boy of reckless and disorderly habits; a careless, idle, harebrained fellow; a graceless, good-for-nothing fellow; a ne’er-do-well; a complete rogue or rascal; a habitually unscrupulous person; a scamp (rarely applied to a female) …1809
– SCOWGIE an idler, a loafer, a ne’er-do-well …1939 Sc. 
– SCRIMATREE a boy who climbs trees; a truant, a ne’er-do-well …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKEESICKS, SKEEZICKS a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1850 US sl.
– SKEEZACKS a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1850 US sl.
– SKEEZECKS a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1850 US sl.
– STRINGY BARK a ne’er-do-well …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– WAFFINGER a vagabond, a worthless, good-for-nothing person; a ne’er-do-well …1825 Sc.
– WANGRACE a blackguard; a scamp; a ne’er-do-well …Bk1905 Sc.
– WIDE BOY a rogue, a ne’er-do-well …1937 Brit. sl.
 
NEGATION – nouns
– ABNEGATION denial, negation; refusal, formal rejection …1554
 
NEGATIVE – adjectives
– ABNEGATIVE denying; renouncing; negative …Bk1888 rare
– ABNUTIVE †* negative; implying denial or refusal …a1682
– FAKE bad, disappointing, negative …1990s US campus sl.
– NEGATIONAL negative; using negation …1865
– NEGATORY expressing denial or refusal; denying; negative …1580
– RECUSATIVE †* that tends to refuse or prohibit; denying, refusing, negative …1660
negative – nouns 
– DOWNSIDE a discouraging or negative aspect …1977 Amer. sl.
– NEGANT †* a negative proposition …c1560
– NEGATIVE † a negative command; a prohibition …c1380
– NO-NO an impossibility; a failure; any negative outcome …1975 UK sl.
negative – person 
– WET NOODLE a naysayer …20C Amer. sl.
negative – verbs 
– NICK WITH NAY * to answer in the negative …a1350
– TALK HEAD to talk in a negative manner …1980s US college sl.
negative – interjections 
– WANK! a general negative retort …1970s US campus sl.
 
NEGLECT – nouns
– DEFAULT † failure in duty, care, etc., as the cause of some untoward event; culpable neglect of some duty or obligation …a1300
– FAILANCE † the fact of failing; failure, neglect, omission…1612
– FAULT † default, failing, neglect …c1325
– LACHES † slackness, remissness, negligence; also, an act of neglect …1362
– LACHOUSNESS † remissness, neglect …1496
– NEGLECTION † negligence, neglect …1591 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NEGLECTIVENESS † negligence, neglect …1621
– UNCONSIDERANCE † neglect of something …1546
neglect – verbs
– DEFAULT † to fail to perform; to omit, to neglect …1648
– FART OFF to slight; to neglect; to ignore…1942 Amer. sl.
– GAMFLE to idle, to dally; to neglect one’s work from foolish merriment; to act foolishly like lads and lasses at a fair; to frolic, to trifle …1808 Sc.
– GAMPHLE to idle, to dally; to neglect one’s work from foolish merriment; to act foolishly like lads and lasses at a fair; to frolic …1808 Sc.
– GIVE ONE THE GO-BY to avoid, to disregard, to neglect …1855 Amer. dial.
– LACHE †* to be careless about, to neglect, to slight; to be negligent, to lag, to loiter …a1400 Sc. & N. Eng.
– LACHES † to neglect, to slight …c1425
– LACHESSE † to neglect, to slight …c1425
– LEAP † to evade, to neglect …1658-9
– LEAVE † to neglect or omit to perform some action, duty, etc. …a1300
– LEAVE BEHIND † to neglect, to leave undone …a1300
– SCONCE to refuse, to neglect, to shirk …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SEND TO THE WALL to thrust aside into a position of neglect …1901
– SET TO THE WALL † to thrust aside into a position of neglect …1583
– SIT † to disregard, to neglect, to pay no heed or attention to …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– THROW OFF ON to neglect, to ignore, to abandon …1858 Amer. dial.
– THRUST TO THE WALL † to thrust aside into a position of neglect …1592
– WAIVE † to treat with neglect, to ignore, to disregard, to overlook; to let pass an opportunity …c1400
 
NEGLECTED – adjectives
– ELAPSED † suffered to slip by, neglected …1649
– ILL-MADE-ON of a child: neglected, badly brought up …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ILL-TENDED neglected, little cared for …1897 Eng. dial.
– IN THE COLD neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEFT OUT neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEFT OUT IN THE COLD neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LIKE A LILY ON A DUSTBIN lonely, neglected …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– NEGLECT † neglected …1530
– NOT IN IT neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– ONE EYED inconvenient, out of the way, neglected …1896 Eng. dial.
– OUT IN THE COLD neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PASSED UP neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RACKLEDOWN tumble-down, neglected …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– UNASSERVED † unserved, neglected …c1400
neglected – nouns 
– CAST-BY a person or thing cast aside and neglected …1818
neglected – person 
– CAST-BY a person or thing cast aside and neglected …1818
– GAMIN a neglected boy, left to run about the streets; a street urchin, a guttersnipe; generally, a streetwise or impudent child  …1832
– TACKY a shabby, uncultured person, an untidy, neglected, or sloppy person, a backwoodsman …Bk1914 Amer. dial.
– WAIF a person who is without home or friends; one who lives uncared-for or without guidance; an outcast from society; an unowned or neglected child …1784
neglected – verbs
– FANCY A LOT to fancy something is wrong; to feel hurt or neglected …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 
NEGLECTFUL – adjectives
– NEGLECTIVE † neglectful, inattentive, careless …1611 rare or obs.
 
NEGLECTFULLY – adverbs
– NEGLECTINGLY † negligently, neglectfully …1596
 
NEGLIGENCE – nouns
– LACHES † slackness, remissness, negligence; also, an act of neglect …1362
– NEGLECTION † negligence, neglect …1591
– NEGLECTIVENESS † negligence, neglect …1621
– NEGLIGENCY negligence …1800
– REMISSES negligences …Bk1881
 
NEGLIGENT – adjectives
– DESIDIOUS † idle, lazy, indolent, slothful, negligent, sluggish …a1540
– EEDLE-DEEDLE easygoing, lacking initiative, negligent, muddle-headed …a1880
– EEDLE-DODDLE easygoing, lacking initiative, negligent, muddle-headed …a1880
– LACHOUS † negligent, remiss …1484
– LASH † culpably negligent or remiss …c1374
– NEGLECT negligent …1603
– NESH † slack, negligent; lacking in energy or diligence …obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– OSCITANT † gaping from drowsiness, yawning; hence, drowsy, dull, indolent, negligent, inattentive through drowsiness …1625 rare or obs.
– REMISSFUL* full of remissness; careless, negligent …1836
– REMISSIVE †* careless, negligent, remiss …c1487
– SLIBBER-SLABBER very careless, negligent …B1900
– YEMELES † careless, heedless, negligent …c897
negligent – person
– BITCH an untidy or negligent woman …Bk1945 criminals’ sl. 
– NEGLIGENT a negligent person …1616
– SLACK-ARSE a lazy, inefficient, negligent person; a shirker; an idler …1971 Aust. sl. 
negligent – verbs 
– LACHE †* to be careless about, to neglect, to slight; to be negligent, to lag, to loiter …a1400 Sc. & N. Eng.
 
NEGLIGENTLY – adverbs
– NEGLECTINGLY † negligently, neglectfully …1596
– NEGLECTLY †* negligently …1594
– VORLUS SNORLUS at random, negligently …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– VORUS-NORUS at random, negligently …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
NEGLIGIBLE – adjectives
– NEGLIGEABLE negligible …1882
 
NEGOTIABLE – adjectives
– GANGABLE † negotiable; used in reference to money that has currency …1825 Sc.
 
NEGOTIATE – verbs
– CODESA-DESA to negotiate something …1990s S. African sl.
– HORSE-SHED to negotiate informally with a buyer or seller …1888 US sl.
 
NEGOTIATION – adjectives
– NEGOTIATORY pert. to negotiation …1727
negotiation – nouns 
– MANAGEMENT † a negotiation …1705
 
NEGOTIATOR – person
– DEALER † an agent, a negotiator …c1000
– NEGOTIANT one who negotiates or carries on negotiations; an agent, a representative …1611
– NEGOTIATRESS a female negotiator …1827
– NEGOTIATRIX a female negotiator …1624
 
NEIGH – nouns
– BRAY a neigh; the sound that a horse makes; the noise made by a calf that’s taken away from its mother …1965 Amer. dial.
– NICKER the sound made by a horse, esp. a soft or low sound; a whinny …1867 Amer. dial.
– WHIMMER a whinny, a neigh …1939 Amer. dial.
– WHIMPER a whinny, a neigh …1939 Amer. dial.
neigh – verbs
– HINNIATE †* to neigh, to whinny …1623
– LAUGH of a horse: to whinny …1949 Amer. dial.
– NICKER to whinny …1867 Amer. dial.
– SCREIGH to shriek, to scream, esp. used of birds; to neigh; to make a harsh, grating sound …1685 Sc. & N. Ireland
– WHICKER to whinny, to neigh softly …1850 Amer. dial.
– WHICKLE to whinny, to neigh softly …1965 Amer. dial.
– WHIMMER to whinny, to neigh …1939 Amer. dial.
– WHIMPER to whinny, to neigh …1939 Amer. dial.
– WHINKER to whinny, to neigh softly …1965 Amer. dial.
– WHITIKER to whinny, to neigh softly …1965 Amer. dial.
– WICKER to whinny, to neigh softly …1965 Amer. dial.
 
NEIGHBOUR – adjectives
– GUTTER-BLOOD said of a person who has been brought up in the same neighbourhood, and is of the same rank as another …1822 Sc.
neighbour – nouns
– NEIGHBOURHEAD friendly relations between neighbours …c1425
– NEIGHBOURHOOD friendly relations between neighbours …c1449
neighbour – person 
– ADJOINANT  one living close by; a near neighbour; an associate …c1526
– ADJOINER †* he who, or that which, adjoins or lies next; a neighbour …1627-8
– BY-DWELLER † one who dwells close by or near; a neighbour …1611
– DO ME A FAVOUR a neighbour …1990s rhyming sl.
– EAM † an uncle by the mother’s side; a familiar friend or neighbour; a gossip …1681 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GUTTER-BLOOD one born within the same town or city as another; one whose ancestors have been in the same town or city for some generations …1822 Sc.
– HARD LABOUR a neighbour …1992 UK rhyming sl.
– KEBAR a companion, a neighbour …1835 Sc.
– NABOR a neighbour …Bk1880 Eng. dial.
– NEAR-BY a neighbour …1938 Amer. dial., chiefly Black usage
– NEAR-DWELLER a comparative stranger dwelling in one’s vicinity …1896 Eng. dial.
– NEIGHBOURER one who neighbours, a neighbour …1611
– NEIGHBOURESS a female neighbour …1388
– OLD FAGGOT a constantly carping neighbour …Brit. sl.
– PROME †* a neighbour …c1400
– STARE-CAT a women or girl who amuses herself with gazing at her neighbours; a meddlesome or inquisitive neighbour …1859 US
neighbour – verbs
– NEIGHBOURIZE to act in a neighbourly fashion; to associate with others as neighbours …1899
 
NEIGHBOURHOOD – nouns (also see PLACE)
– CHECKERBOARD a town, neighbourhood, public gathering place, factory, etc., which contains both Black and White elements …20C Amer. sl.
– DIGGINGS a place, locality, neighbourhood, region; premises …1834 Amer. dial.
– KILGUBBIN a low or poor neighbourhood …1910 Amer. dial.
– KINGDOM a neighbourhood; an area of town …1969 Amer. dial.
– NABE a neighbourhood …1942 US sl.
– NEIGHBOUR-ROW a company, a social circle; a neighbouring row of houses; a neighbourhood …1785 Eng. dial.
– ONE’S OWN PADDOCK one’s own neighbourhood …1988 NZ sl.
– PARISH one’s own area or neighbourhood; the area in which one has influence and/or does business …L19 sl.
– RICK a number of people living in one neighbourhood; a lot, company, band …1876 Eng. dial.
– VOISINAGE † the neighbourhood, the adjoining district …1642
neighbourhood – person
– HOMEBOY a neighbourhood person …L19 sl.
– OLD HEADS the old people of the neighbourhood …1899 US sl.
– YARDIE a person from your neighbourhood; a friend …2003 Jamaica sl.
 
NEIGHBOURING – adjectives
– ABORDERING †* bordering, neighbouring, contiguous …1566
– ACCOLENT † dwelling near; neighbouring …1731
– NEAR-HAND near, neighbouring, close at hand …1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PROPINQUANT * near, neighbouring, adjacent …1633
neighbouring – nouns 
– VOISINAGE † the act of being neighbouring or near …1665
 
NEITHER – adjectives
– ACEY-DEUCEY complex, unstable, neither one thing nor the other …1970s US Black sl.
– HALF AND BETWEEN neutral, neither one thing nor the other …1862 Sc.
– HALF-NABS good-for-nothing; neither one thing nor another …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NARY neither; not one …1836 Eng. & Amer. dial.
neither – conjunctions 
– NAITHERANS neither …1813 Sc.
– NATHER † neither …c893
– NAUTHER † neither …c888 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
neither – phrases 
– EECHIE NOR OCHIE neither one thing nor another; not the smallest word or sound; hence, absolutely nothing …1768 Sc.
– EECHIE OR OCHIE either one thing or another; the smallest word or sound; hence, absolutely nothing …1768 Sc.
– EECHY NOR OOCHY neither one thing nor another; not the smallest word or sound; hence, absolutely nothing …1768 Sc.
– NEITHER EECHIE NOR OCHIE neither one thing nor another, nothing …1768 Sc.
– NEITHER FISH, FLESH, FOWL, NOR GOOD RED-HERRING neither one thing nor another …Bk1903 sl.
– NEITHER HEAD NOR FOOT † neither beginning or end; neither one thing nor another; nothing distinct or definite …1566
– NEITHER OF BOTH neither one …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NEITHER ONE’S EYE NOR ONE’S ELBOW neither one thing nor another …1895 Eng. dial.
– YE’LL NEITHER DANCE NOR HAND THE CANDLE you will neither do nor let do; neither act yourself nor assist another …1721 Sc.