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Synonyms of nick in English:


  • 1 I nicked my toe
    cut, scratch, incise, gouge, gash, score
  • 2British informal she nicked his wallet See steal (sense 1 of the verb) & steal (sense 2 of the verb)
  • noun

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  • 1 a slight nick in the surface
    cut, scratch, incision, notch, chip, gouge, gash;
    dent, indentation
  • Phrases

    in the nick of time
    as usual, the Lone Ranger arrived in the nick of time
    just in time, not a moment too soon, at the critical moment, at the last second
    informal at the buzzer, just under the wire
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