Antonyms for nook


Grammar : Noun
Spell : noo k
Phonetic Transcription : nʊk


Definition of nook

Origin :
  • c.1300, noke, of unknown origin. Possibly connected with Norwegian dialectal nokke "hook, bent figure," or Old English hnecca "neck," but the sense evolution would be difficult.
  • noun corner, cubbyhole
Example sentences :
  • They carried the candle to every nook and corner of the cloisters, no result arising from it.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Even in the most disabused of minds there remains a nook of fancy and hope.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Other people desired to sit in Alice's nook, but discovered her in occupancy.
  • Extract from : « Alice Adams » by Booth Tarkington
  • A few sound friendships and a nook full of family affection.
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • How warm it had been when they sat in that nook, chatting for many a long evening!
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • Here is your nook, Jennie, we have been expecting you for some time!
  • Extract from : « The Elm Tree Tales » by F. Irene Burge Smith
  • The Ghyll was early astir, and in every nook and corner full of the buzz of gossip.
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • From his nook in the Chiracahuas the watching warrior read its message.
  • Extract from : « When the West Was Young » by Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • Her officers knew every nook and cranny of the coast along their beat.
  • Extract from : « Tales Of Hearsay » by Joseph Conrad
  • Taking the lantern, I examined every nook and cranny of the cell for some other exit.
  • Extract from : « A Master of Mysteries » by L. T. Meade

Synonyms for nook

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