The 7 Best 'No' Memes You Should Be Using

Um, how about no

No memes are a way to say "no" in a creative way. There is a range of no meme staples featuring Grumpy Cat, silly dogs, comic characters, an evil villain, and a cranky talent show judge. When you need a satisfying way to express dissent, a no meme is just the thing.

Need more memes? Check out our lists of the best sad memes, OK memes, and doge memes for some chuckles.

What Do No Memes Mean?

No memes represent a forceful "no." They're a way to visually express how you feel about a request when words aren't enough.

How Are No Memes Used?

Most no memes include a picture of a cranky character or animal. Sometimes the creature is laughing or smirking, though. Think: "ha ha ha no" or "how about no?" variations.

Examples of No Memes

Example #1:
Image:
 The No face.
Text: No
Meaning: Derived from a rage comic, no face, also known as rage face, is here to decline your request or disapprove of your idea.

Example #2:
Image:
Top panel: dog appearing to laugh. Bottom panel: the dog is looking deadly serious.
Text: HA HA HA NO
Meaning: When your request is so outrageous, you get a hearty laugh before a hard no.

Example #3:
Image:
Dog with an apparent sneer on their face
Text: Wait, I got a better idea. How 'bout no?
Meaning: A sassy way of saying no, when a simple no isn't sufficient.

For even more examples, including links to the originals, check out our full list of the six funniest no memes:

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Rage Face

Drawing of rage face character with caption: NO.

When you need to say "no," rage face is here to help.

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Ha Ha Ha Ha No

top panel: laughing dog with caption: ha ha ha; bottom panel: serious dog with caption: No.
Screenshot: knowyourmeme.com

Sometimes it's not enough to turn someone down; you have to have a nice laugh first.

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How About No

Dog with funny face captioned: Wait I got a better idea. How 'bout no?
screenshot: imgflip.com

Sometimes you need to mix a little snark with your objection.

 

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Bugs Bunny Declines Your Offer

Bugs Bunny cartoon saying 'no.'

screenshot: knowyourmeme.com 

The Bugs Bunny no meme is ever customizable. No, Bugs does NOT want to leave a review of your app!!!

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Dr. Evil Says No

picture of Dr Evil with caption: How about no?
screenshot: memes.ucoz.com

Dr. Evil—he's just like us. He says "no" with style.

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Grumpy Cat Goes Grey

Grumpy cat with caption: Fifty Shades of NO
screenshot: catster.com

Grumpy Cat is a HUGE fan of "no," and in fact, has fifty shades of it.

 

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Congrats! It's a No!

Picture of former American Idol judge Simon Cowell with caption: It's a no from me
screenshot: jokideo.com

Who can forget how much Simon Cowell enjoyed saying "no" when he was a judge on American Idol?