definitely not

definitely not

Absolutely not. A: "Now, be honest—have you ever stolen money from this company?" B: "Definitely not!"
See also: definitely, not

Definitely not!

 and Certainly not!
No, without any doubt at all. (Compare this with Absolutely not!) Bill: Will you lend me some money? Bob: No way! Definitely not! Bob: Have you ever stolen anything? Fred: Certainly not!
See also: Definitely
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Somebody said this earlier, Welsh most definitely, foreign possibly but definitely not English.
TV host and world-renowned culinary magnate Gordon Ramsay is definitely not giving away his wealth to his four kids.
It's definitely not off the cards, it's still on his mind, but we'll have to see.
China will definitely not support economic sanctions against Russia, Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said in an interview with a local TV Channel.
Unwillingness to change their religion in the name of love is strongest among Muslims, with 56 per cent of respondents saying they would definitely not change and 17 per cent likely not to change their religion for loved ones.
However, five per cent of the respondents said they would definitely not be hiring in the next quarter.
Synopsis: More than 6 in 10 registered voters nationwide say they would definitely not vote for Donald Trump or Sarah Palin for president in 2012, significantly more than say the same about possible Republican candidates Mitt Romney or Mike Huckabee, or about President Obama.
These are people like farmers, who believe their dog serves a purpose, which is to work, or hunt and are definitely not allowed inside.
He arrests the bad guys -- he is definitely not one of them,'' Wood said.
This was definitely not an easy challenge to meet, but a solution had to be found, and found fast.
I would expect such a left-wing diatribe by a liberal publication, but certainly not a conservative publication and definitely not one that claims to be patriotic or has any Christian sympathies.
The tonality of each selection is the key of C, but definitely not in the "C" position.
We follow the media in England and we know what's going on but that would definitely not be a reason for him to say no.
When you have nice architecture and their door is getting banged on by buyers looking for the guy who sells bootleg labels, that's definitely not going to go over well.