no wonder


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

no wonder

It is not surprising or unexpected at all. You just worked a 20-hour shift? No wonder you look so tired. No wonder. This wire is completely frayed. I'm surprised the TV kept working as long as it did.
See also: wonder

no wonder

[something is] not surprising. No wonder the baby is crying. She's wet. It's no wonder that plant died. You watered it too much.
See also: wonder

(it's) no wonder

it is not surprising It's no wonder ticket prices are so high when you see what the players are being paid. No wonder I couldn't find my keys! They were in the car all along.
Opposite of: it's a wonder
See also: wonder

no wonder

Also, small wonder. It's not at all (or hardly) surprising, as in With the goalie out with a sprained ankle, it's no wonder you lost the game, or If he finished off all of the turkey, small wonder he has a stomachache. [c. a.d. 900]
See also: wonder