Definition of "nix" []

  • Mythology A water sprite of German mythology, usually in human form or half-human and half-fish. (noun)
  • Nothing. (noun)
  • Not so; no. (adverb)
  • To forbid, refuse, or veto: Congress nixed the tax hike. (verb-transitive)
  • Be careful! watch out!

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  • A rejection or refusal (noun)
  • Nothing at all (noun)
  • To veto, deny, reject, or forbid (plans, suggestions, etc) (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "nix" in a sentence
  • "_Course_, it's nix on Junior, an 'it's _nix_ on Peter if you say so."
  • "The male is called nix, the female nixie, the generic term for both being nicker, from a root which perhaps means ‘to wash."
  • "She alsovoted against the torture bill, co-signed the Restore the Constitution Act which would restore habeas corpus and "nix" the immunity for war crime status granted the PResident in the torture bill, etc ...."