not have the faintest idea


not have the faintest idea
(not) have the faintest (idea) to have no knowledge of or no information about something.

'Do you know where Anna is? ' 'I haven't the faintest.'

I haven't the faintest idea what you're talking about.

(often + question word)

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  • not have the faintest idea — phrase used for emphasizing that you do not know or understand something I haven’t the faintest idea what you mean. Thesaurus: ways of saying that you do not know or understandsynonym Main entry: faintest …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have the faintest idea — to not know anything at all about something. I didn t have the faintest idea where I was or which way I was going – I simply knew I had to get away. These people don t have the foggiest idea what America s really like. Usage notes: also used in… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have the faintest idea — used for emphasizing that you do not know or understand something I haven t the faintest idea what you mean …   English dictionary

  • not have the first idea — have no iˈdea | not have the faintest, first, etc. idea idiom (informal) used to emphasize that you do not know sth • ‘What s she talking about?’ ‘I ve no idea.’ • He hasn t the faintest idea how to manage people …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have the faintest — ( ● faint * * * informal have no idea I haven t the faintest what it means * * * not have the ˈfaintest (idea) idiom (informal) to not know anything at all about sth …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have the faintest — (not) have the faintest (idea) to have no knowledge of or no information about something. Do you know where Anna is? I haven t the faintest. I haven t the faintest idea what you re talking about. (often + question word) …   New idioms dictionary

  • have the faintest idea — (not) have the faintest (idea) to have no knowledge of or no information about something. Do you know where Anna is? I haven t the faintest. I haven t the faintest idea what you re talking about. (often + question word) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have the faintest — verb To not know; to have no idea. Talking to him for a few minutes, it was clear he hadnt the faintest what to do …   Wiktionary

  • have the faintest — (not) have the faintest (idea) to have no knowledge of or no information about something. Do you know where Anna is? I haven t the faintest. I haven t the faintest idea what you re talking about. (often + question word) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have a clue — informal you expect me to explain her motives, but I do not have a clue Syn: have no idea, be ignorant, not have an inkling; be baffled, be mystified, be at a loss; informal be clueless, not have the faintest/foggiest/slightest idea …   Thesaurus of popular words