no contest meaning

  "no contest" in a sentence
Noun: no contest
  1. (law) an answer of 'no contest' by a defendant who does not admit guilt but that subjects him to conviction
    - nolo contendere, non vult

Type of: answer

Encyclopedia: No contest


[American slang]
1. Lit. [in games] a situation where one team fails to appear for a competition.
  It was declared no contest because the opposing team was stuck in traffic out on the expressway.
2. Fig. a situation where the winner-to-be of a contest is obvious even before holding the contest.
   It was no contest. The wrestler was so big and strong that no one could have defeated him.

Examples

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  1. most influential person : my mother . no contest
  2. come on, mr . johnston, no contest
  3. no contest . i just want to get this tent off of me
  4. rarely in the case of armed robbery do we hear a plea of no contest
  5. they called it a " no contest, " said the fight was an embarrassment

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