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English definition of “there's no such thing/person (as)”

there's no such thing/person (as)

B2 used to say that something or someone does not exist: I've told you before, darling, there's no such thing as ghosts!Non-existence and not being
(Definition of there's no such thing/person (as) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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