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nick

British English: /nɪk/
American English: /nɪk/

noun

  • 1 (notch)
    encoche (f) (in dans)
    to take a nick out of something
    faire une encoche dans quelque chose
  • 2
    [informal]
    (British English) (condition) to be in good/bad nick
    (car, machine, carpet etc)
    être en bon/mauvais état
    (person)
    être/ne pas être en forme

transitive verb

  • 3
    [informal]
    (British English) (arrest) he got nicked (for speeding)
    il s'est fait pincer (informal) (pour excès de vitesse)
  • 4
    [informal]
    (American English) (strike)
    donner un coup léger à
  • 5
    [slang]
    (American English) (cheat, overcharge)
    arnaquer (slang)
  • 6 (Riding, Veterinary science)
    anglaiser (horse, tail)

reflexive verb

  • to nick oneself
    s'écorcher

Idioms

just in the nick of time

Phrasal verbs

nick off

(informal) (British English)
se tailler (informal), s'enfuir

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Nick
British English: /nɪk/
American English: /nɪk/

proper noun

  • Old Nick (informal)

    le diable

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