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nolens volens (Latin) whether unwillingly or willingly; willy-nilly.
nolle prosequi in law, a formal declaration by a prosecutor in a criminal case or a plaintiff in a civil one that one or more charges or defendants will be dropped from a suit.
nolo contendere in law, a plea entered in a criminal case that the charges will not be contested, thus allowing the defendant's conviction without any admission of guilt.
no longer not currently happening or in the same state or condition as before; not anymore. [2 definitions]
no love lost great dislike or animosity.
nol-pros in law, to terminate (prosecution) by an entry of nolle prosequi on the court records.
nom. abbreviation of "nominative," denoting, relating to, or in a grammatical case that usu. indicates the subject of a sentence or the basic form of a noun or adjective.
nomad a member of a group or tribe that has no permanent home and moves from place to place, often in search of pasturage for the group's livestock. [2 definitions]
nomadic pertaining to, being, or resembling a nomad; wandering homelessly.
no man's land a disputed territory, as between opposing armies. [3 definitions]
no matter regardless of; irrespective of (used in combination with "how," "what," "where," and other question words). [2 definitions]
no matter what regardless of the cost or of what might happen.
nom de guerre war name (French); an assumed name; pseudonym.
nom de plume a fictitious name adopted by an author; pen name.
Nome a U.S. city in northwestern Alaska.
nomenclature a specialized system or set of names and terms used in a particular science, art, or other field of study or training.
nominal in name alone. [4 definitions]
nominally by or according to name; in name; purportedly.
nominal wages wages expressed in terms of money paid, rather than in terms of purchasing power. (Cf. real wages.)
nominate to propose (a person) as a candidate for election or appointment. [2 definitions]
nomination the act of nominating, or the fact or condition of being nominated, esp. for office.