none of beeswax

none of beeswax
none of (your) beeswax American & Australian, informal an impolite way of saying that you do not want someone to know about your private life.

'So where the heck have you been?' 'None of your beeswax!'


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  • none of your beeswax — US informal used as a way of telling someone that you won t provide information because it is private “How old are you?” “That s none of your beeswax.” [=none of your business] • • • Main Entry: ↑beeswax …   Useful english dictionary

  • none of your beeswax — none of (your) beeswax American & Australian, informal an impolite way of saying that you do not want someone to know about your private life. So where the heck have you been? None of your beeswax! …   New idioms dictionary

  • beeswax — ► NOUN 1) wax secreted by bees to make honeycombs, used for wood polishes and candles. 2) N. Amer. informal a person s concern: that s none of your beeswax …   English terms dictionary

  • Beeswax — For the rock song by Nirvana, see Beeswax (song). Beeswax is a natural wax produced in the bee hive of honey bees of the genus Apis . Beeswax is produced by young worker bees between 12 and 17 days old in the form of thin scales secreted by… …   Wikipedia

  • none of someone’s beeswax — [...”biz wseks] n. none of someone’s business. □ It’s none of your beeswax. I’m not telling. □ You’ll never know. The answer is none of your beeswax …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • beeswax — /ˈbizwæks/ (say beezwaks) noun 1. the wax secreted by bees, of which they construct their honeycomb; wax. –verb (t) 2. to rub, polish, or treat with beeswax. –phrase Colloquial (humorous) 3. be none of someone s beeswax, to not involve someone… …  

  • beeswax — [“bizwaeks] n. business; concern. (See also mind your own beeswax; none of someone’s beeswax.) □ Is this any of your beeswax? □ Tend to your own beeswax …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • beeswax — noun 1》 the wax secreted by bees to make honeycombs, used in making wood polishes and candles. 2》 N. Amer. informal a person s concern: that s none of your beeswax. verb polish (furniture) with beeswax …   English new terms dictionary

  • beeswax — bees|wax [ˈbi:zwæks] n [U] 1.) a substance produced by ↑bees, used especially for making furniture ↑polish and ↑candles 2.) none of your beeswax AmE spoken used to tell someone that what they have asked you is private or personal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beeswax — bees|wax [ biz,wæks ] noun uncount a substance produced by BEES that is used especially for making FURNITURE POLISH (=a substance you put on furniture to make it shine) none of your beeswax AMERICAN INFORMAL used for telling someone rudely that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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