nick nack


nick nack
small item (often decorative), trinket

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • nick|nack — «NIHK NAK», noun. = knickknack. (Cf. ↑knickknack) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nick-nack — var. of KNICK KNACK. * * * nick nack UK [ˈnɪk ˌnæk] US another spelling of knick knack Thesaurus: quality of being cheap and cheap thingssynonym * * * nick nack variant of knick knack …   Useful english dictionary

  • nick-nack — noun variant spelling of knick knack …   English new terms dictionary

  • nick-nack — noun (C) another spelling of knick­knack …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nick-nack — UK [ˈnɪk ˌnæk] / US knick knack …   English dictionary

  • nick-nack — /ˈnɪk næk/ (say nik nak) noun → knick knack …   Australian English dictionary

  • nievie-nievie-nick-nack — ˈnēvēˈnēvēˈnikˌnak noun ( s) Etymology: probably from reduplication of nievie (diminutive of nieve) (I) + nick nack, alteration of knickknack : a child s guessing game * * * nieˈvie nickˈ nack or nieˈvie nieˈvie nickˈ nack …   Useful english dictionary

  • nievie-nick-nack — nieˈvie nickˈ nack or nieˈvie nieˈvie nickˈ nack noun A Scottish children s pastime, a way of assigning by lot, by guessing which hand contains something, the holder repeating a rhyme • • • Main Entry: ↑nieve …   Useful english dictionary

  • ie-nick-nack — niev·ie niev·ie nick nack; …   English syllables

  • nievie-nievie-nick-nack — niev·ie niev·ie nick nack …   English syllables


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