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Meaning of NIX

Pronunciation:  niks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
 

NIX is a 3 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip
 
 See Also: bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, nihil, relative quantity, sweet Fanny Adams

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nix\, n.; fem. {Nixe}. [G. Cf. 1st {Nick}.] (Teut. Myth.)
One of a class of water spirits, commonly described as of a
mischievous disposition.

      The treacherous nixes who entice men to a watery death.
                                               --Tylor.

 
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 Related Terms: abnegation, aught, cipher, contradiction, Davy, Davy Jones, declension, declination, declinature, declining, denial, deprivation, disagreement, disallowance, disclaimer, disclamation, disobedience, dissent, fat chance, forget it, fresh-water nymph, goose egg, holding back, kelpie, kill, limniad, man fish, mermaid, merman, nada, naiad, naught, nay, naysaying, negation, negative, negative answer, negative attitude, negativeness, negativism, negativity, Neptune, Nereid, nichts, nihil, nil, nit, nixie, no, no sirree, no such thing, no way, nonacceptance, noncompliance, nonconsent, nonobservance, nope, not a chance, not much, nothing, nothing at all, nothing doing, nothing on earth, nothing whatever, ocean nymph, Oceanid, Oceanus, Poseidon, recantation, refusal, rejection, repudiation, retention, sea nymph, sea-maid, sea-maiden, siren, Thetis, thing of naught, thumbs-down, Triton, turndown, under no circumstances, undine, unwillingness, water god, water spirit, water sprite, wind, withholding, zero, zilch
 

 

 

 

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