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1. nick

noun. ['ˈnɪk'] a small cut.

Synonyms

  • notch
  • cutting
  • snick

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • clean
  • unbend
  • undercharge

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Words that Rhyme with Nick

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  • slick
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  • quik
  • quick
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  • kwik
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  • fricke

How do you pronounce nick?

Pronounce nick as nɪk.

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UK - How to pronounce nick in British English

Example sentences of the word nick


1. Verb, base form
Be careful not to nick the shaft, particularly if it is graphite.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lacquer thinner emulsifies lacquer, and when it softens and flows out, the nick will disappear.

Quotes containing the word nick


1. I'm very confident that Nick Hornby always gets it right as a writer. He has the vernacular and passion. He is adroit and dry, and balances humor with the humanity of life.
- Pierce Brosnan

2. You asked why I couldn't forgive you,"Nick said, very quietly, and I jumped a little. "It was because you were the love of my life, Harper. And you didn't want to be. That's hard to let go.
- Kristan Higgins, My One and Only

3. A witch, a vampire, and a pixy walk into a bar, I thought as I led the way into the Squirrel’s End. It was early, and the sun had yet to set when the door swung shut behind Jenks, sealing us in the warm air smelling faintly of smoke. Immediately Nick yanked it open to come in behind us. And there’s the punch line.
- Kim Harrison, A Fistful of Charms

2. nick

verb. ['ˈnɪk'] cut a nick into.

Synonyms

  • cut

Antonyms

  • presence
  • start

3. nick

noun. ['ˈnɪk'] an impression in a surface (as made by a blow).

Synonyms

  • defect
  • mar
  • blemish
  • dent
  • ding
  • gouge

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

4. nick

verb. ['ˈnɪk'] mate successfully; of livestock.

Synonyms

  • pair
  • copulate
  • mate

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend

5. nick

verb. ['ˈnɪk'] divide or reset the tail muscles of.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown

6. nick

noun. ['ˈnɪk'] (British slang) a prison.

Synonyms

  • prison house

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate

7. nick

verb. ['ˈnɪk'] cut slightly, with a razor.

Synonyms

  • snick

Antonyms

  • dull
  • hot
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