HyperDic: nick

English > 7 senses of the word nick:
NOUNattributenick, dent, ding, gougean impression in a surface (as made by a blow / blow)
artifactnick(British slang) a prison
actnick, notch, snicka small cut
VERBcontactnick, snickcut slightly, with a razor
contactnick, chipcut a nick into
changenickdivide or reset the tail muscles of
bodynickmate successfully
nick > pronunciation
Soundsnih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > nick: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn impression in a surface (as made by a blow / blow).
Synonymsdent, ding, gouge
NarrowerdigA small gouge (as in the cover of a book)
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Spanishcorte, muesca
Catalanmossa, osca, tall
English > nick: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(British slang) a prison.
Example"he's in the nick"
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderprison, prison houseA correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishnick
English > nick: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA small cut.
Synonymsnotch, snick
Broadercut, cuttingThe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
Spanishescotadura, hendidura, muesca, ranura, tarja
Catalanmòssa, osca
Verbsnickcut a nick into
nickcut slightly, with a razor
English > nick: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut slightly, with a razor.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The barber's knife nicked his cheek"
Synonymsnick
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar ligeramente, hacer una muesca, mellar
Catalanescantellar, oscar, tallar-se, tallar una mica
Nounsnicka small cut
English > nick: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcut a nick into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymchip
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishmellar, muescar
Catalandescantellar, escantellar, oscar
Nounsnicka small cut
English > nick: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdivide or reset the tail muscles of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"nick horses"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
English > nick: 7 senses > verb 4, body
Meaningmate successfully; of livestock.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadercopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Spanishacoplarse, aparearse, cruzar
Catalanacoblar-se

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