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noisome offensive or disgusting, esp. in smell; foul. [2 definitions]
noisy making a lot of noise. [2 definitions]
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 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 its animals. [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]
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.
nominative nominated or appointed, as a candidate or official. [4 definitions]