nix definition

  • noun:
    • Mythology A water sprite of German mythology, typically in human type or half-human and half-fish.
    • Nothing.
    • : absolutely nothing.
    • A treacherous water-spirit; a nixie.
    • In Teut, myth., a water-spirit, good or bad. The Scotch water-kelpie is a wicked nix. Additionally written nis.
    • absolutely nothing; as a remedy, nothing; also, by extension, as adverb, no.
    • understand quotation.
    • a quantity of no relevance
  • adverb:
    • not too; no.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To forbid, refuse, or veto: Congress nixed the taxation hike.
  • verb:
    • to create something be nothing; to decline or terminate.
    • To destroy or eradicate.
    • command against
  • others:
    • among a class of water spirits, frequently called of a mischievous personality.
    • An exelamation of security employed by thieves, street Arabs, as well as others: as, nix, the bobby! (policeman).

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