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    nick - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nick

    Definition
    (noun) an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    Synonyms : dent , ding , gouge
    Definition
    (noun) (British slang) a prison
    Example Sentence
    • he's in the nick
    Definition
    (noun) a small cut
    Synonyms : notch , snick
    Definition
    (verb) cut slightly, with a razor
    Synonyms : snick
    Example Sentence
    • The barber's knife nicked his cheek
    Definition
    (verb) cut a nick into
    Synonyms : chip
    Definition
    (verb) divide or reset the tail muscles of
    Example Sentence
    • nick horses
    Definition
    (verb) mate successfully; of livestock
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nick

nicker is a small trouser. similarly, nick is a small cut.

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