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American English: /nɪbz/
British English: /ˈnɪbz/


  • (as title) (esp British English) [humorous] (+ singular verb) his nibs
    su señoría [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • You know, news summaries scrawled with demands to have the Revenue set on reporters who said rude things about his nibs, enemies under the beds and loading up on lawyers.
    • With my resolve well and truly replenished, it was time to start work on his nibs.
    • Let me take you through the smoked glass door, and walk past the receptionist as she says, ‘If y'want 'im, his nibs is in a meeting.’
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