Definition of "nicked" []

  • A small notch or indentation on an edge or surface (noun)
  • A groove on the shank of a printing type, used to orientate type and often to distinguish the fount (noun)
  • To chip or cut (verb)
  • To steal (verb)
  • To take into legal custody; arrest (verb)
  • To move or depart rapidly (verb)
  • To divide and reset (certain of the tail muscles of a horse) to give the tail a high carriage (verb)
  • To guess, catch, etc, exactly (verb)
  • (of breeding stock) to mate satisfactorily (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of nick. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nicked" in a sentence
  • "“Youse fekin nicked because the law does not state that you can start crossing the road using your left foot first!”"
  • "Anybody who thinks Social Security or any other basic safety net should be nicked is a complete intellectual idiot and a religious and moral failure, and we can always continue that conversation right here."
  • "Check out this retro-cool Twilight Zone bobblehead nicked from the William Shatner "fortune teller in diner" episode. [via Super Punch]"