nick·nack || 'nɪknæk n. decorative item

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Nicknack — Nick nack , n. See {Knickknack}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nicknack — [nik′nak΄] n. alt. sp. of KNICKKNACK …   English World dictionary

  • nicknack — variant of knickknack …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nicknack — /nik nak /, n. knickknack. * * * …   Universalium

  • nicknack — nick|nack [ nık,næk ] another spelling of knickknack …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nicknack — nick•nack [[t]ˈnɪkˌnæk[/t]] n. knickknack …   From formal English to slang

  • nicknack — noun miscellaneous curios • Syn: ↑bric a brac, ↑knickknack, ↑knickknackery, ↑whatnot • Hypernyms: ↑curio, ↑curiosity, ↑oddity, ↑oddment, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • knickknack — also nicknack noun Etymology: reduplication of knack Date: 1682 a small trivial article usually intended for ornament …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • AberMUD — was the first popular open source MUD. The first version was written in B by Alan Cox, Richard Acott, Jim Finnis, and Leon Thrane based at University of Wales, Aberystwyth for an old Honeywell mainframe and opened in 1987. [cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • knickknack — knickknacked, adj. knickknacky, adj. /nik nak /, n. an ornamental trinket or gimcrack; a bit of bric a brac. Also, nicknack. [1610 20; gradational compound based on KNACK in obs. sense toy ] * * * …   Universalium

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