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no-nonsense (adj.)

"not tolerating foolishness, practical," by 1912, from the phrase to stand no nonsense "tolerate no foolishness or extravagant conduct," which is attested from 1821, originally in sporting slang.

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Definitions of no-nonsense from WordNet

no-nonsense (adj.)
not tolerating irrelevancies;
the no-nonsense tones of a stern parent
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