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nix1

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Pronunciation: /nɪks
 
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informal

pronoun

Nothing: apart from that, nix
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  • He has got the point of what the administration could have done to prevent the attacks - nix.
  • Already I have two people signed up beneath me and one of them has recruited, but I have nix, nada, zip in the way of genuine customers.
  • The South Americans have enjoyed way the greater possession but have done nix with it.

exclamation

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Expressing denial or refusal: ‘I owe you some money,’ ‘Nix, nix.’

verb

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Put an end to; cancel: he nixed the deal just before it was to be signed
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  • The UN and the Saudis had lined up several countries to contribute troops, and the interim Iraqi government was on board - but the deal was nixed at the last minute by the Americans.
  • There were no quiet sighs of relief when the deal was nixed?
  • Bell's regulatory guys told me it was not Texas that nixed the deal.

Origin

late 18th century (as a noun): from German, colloquial variant of nichts 'nothing'.

Words that rhyme with nix

admix, affix, commix, fix, Hicks, intermix, MI6, mix, Nyx, pix, Pnyx, prix fixe, pyx, Ricks, six, Styx, transfix, Wicks

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Pronunciation: /nɪks
 
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noun (feminine nixie /ˈnɪksi/)

rare
A water sprite.
Example sentences
  • The three most common are the grigs, nixies and pixies.
  • She finds him dragged down into the depths by sea-creatures who are an amalgam of classical nereides and the malicious nixies and mermaids of northern folklore.
  • Langgaard, apparently was inspired by the legend of nixes, male sirens of the woodland, if you will, who lure travelers to a watery death with their violin-playing.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German; related to the archaic English word nicker, denoting a water demon believed to live in the sea.

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nix3

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Pronunciation: /nɪks
 
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exclamation

British informal , dated
Used as a signal or warning that a person in authority is approaching.

Origin

mid 19th century: perhaps from the phrase keep nix 'to watch, guard' (see nix1).

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