Definitions for NIXnɪks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nix*nɪks

  1. (n.)nothing.

  2. (adv.)no.

  3. (v.t.)to veto.

* Slang..

Origin of nix:

1780–90; < G: var. of nichts nothing

nixnɪks(n.)(pl.)nix•es.

  1. (in Germanic folklore) a water spirit that draws its victims into its underwater home.

    Category: Mythology

Origin of nix:

1825–35; < G Nix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(verb)

    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"

  2. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix(verb)

    command against

    "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

Wiktionary

  1. nix(Noun)

    A treacherous water-spirit; a nixie.

  2. Nix(ProperNoun)

    One of the moons of Pluto (named 21 June 2006.)

  3. nix(Noun)

    Unix and various other similar and/or compatible operating systems.

    , , , , and are examples of *nixes.

  4. Origin: Named after the mother of Charon, goddess of darkness and light.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nix

    one of a class of water spirits, commonly described as of a mischievous disposition

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