none of your beeswax

none of your beeswax
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]

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Main Entry:beeswax

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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