no way, José

no way, José

1. Absolutely not; no chance. A: "Billy, please unload the dishwasher for me." B: "No way, José! It's Janet's turn." A: "Can I have the rest of your cake?" B: "No way, José—I'm still eating!"
2. An expression of surprise in response to a positive occurrence, perhaps one that was thought to be unlikely. A: "Jim got an A on his final exam!" B: "No way, José! That's great news!
See also: José, no

No way, José!

phr. No! (An elaboration of No. José is pronounced with an initial H.) Sorry. No can do. No way, José!
See also: no