from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Other. Usually used in the phrase a whole nother, as in the sentence That's a whole nother story.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- pro. Neither.
- adj. Neither.
- adv. Nor.
- pro. Another.
- adj. Different, other. (Now usually in a whole nother)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- conj. Neither; nor.
- adj. Other; -- variant spelling used mostly in the phrase a whole nother (i. e., a completely different), as though formed by splitting the word “another”.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as neither.
From alteration of another (interpreted as a nother).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old English nōhwæþer. Compare neither, nauther. (Wiktionary)
Variant of other, showing metanalysis. (Wiktionary)