singular variant of have nots.

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  • have-not — poor person, 1742, from HAVE (Cf. have) + NOT (Cf. not). Have in the sense of one who has, one of the wealthier class of persons is from the same source. Earliest in translation of Don Quixote: A fig for Basilius s abilities! for, you are worth… …   Etymology dictionary

  • have-not — [hav′nät΄] n. a person or nation with little wealth or poor resources …   English World dictionary

  • have-not — noun a person with few or no possessions • Syn: ↑poor person • Hypernyms: ↑unfortunate, ↑unfortunate person • Hyponyms: ↑white trash, ↑poor white trash, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • have not seen hide nor hair of someone — phrase to have definitely not seen someone I haven’t seen hide nor hair of him for a week. Thesaurus: to be or to not be in contact with someonesynonym Main entry: hide …   Useful english dictionary

  • have not heard the last of — phrase used for saying that you think someone or something will continue to succeed or be famous, even though they have failed once Thesaurus: successfulsynonym Main entry: hear …   Useful english dictionary

  • have not the slightest idea — v. have not got a clue, do not know at all …   English contemporary dictionary

  • have not a - bone in one's body — (of a person) have not the slightest trace of the specified quality there s not a conservative bone in his body …   Useful english dictionary

  • have-not — /hav not , not /, n. Usually, have nots. an individual or group that is without wealth, social position, or other material benefits (contrasted with have). [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • have-not — /ˈhæv nɒt/ (say hav not) noun one of the poor. {from the phrase the haves and the have nots} …  

  • have not — noun singular variant of have nots …   Wiktionary

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