Synonyms for nix

Grammar : Noun
Spell : niks
Phonetic Transcription : nɪks

Définition of nix

Origin :
  • "nothing, none," 1789, from German nix, dialectal variant of nichts "nothing," from Middle High German nihtes, from genitive of niht, nit "nothing," from Old High German niwiht, from ni, ne "no" (see un-) + wiht "thing, creature" (cf. naught).
  • noun none
Example sentences :
  • I wanted the old gent to start me up in it, but he said, 'Nix come arouse.'
  • Extract from : « Wayside Courtships » by Hamlin Garland
  • Also am second in altitude, but nix on the altitude again, I'm pretty poor at it.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of the Hawk » by Sinclair Lewis
  • I've had to drill the whole forenoon and have got nix to eat but a poor soup.
  • Extract from : « In the Foreign Legion » by Erwin Rosen
  • With a triumphant air, the gold spectacles turned to our friend Nix.
  • Extract from : « The Art of Amusing » by Frank Bellew
  • Our friend Nix asked why Moses and the Jews were the best-bred people in the world?
  • Extract from : « The Art of Amusing » by Frank Bellew
  • We have discovered the object of Nix's recent gifts of Brahminical works.
  • Extract from : « The Art of Amusing » by Frank Bellew
  • Nix on the fade-away, neither; I've got your shirt, too, see?
  • Extract from : « Pippin; A Wandering Flame » by Laura E. Richards
  • "Nix on this conservation game," said he; and nobody argued with him.
  • Extract from : « Yellowstone Nights » by Herbert Quick
  • When he reached the castle he said to the Count: "Sir, a Nix has barred me the way."
  • Extract from : « Myths of the Rhine » by X. B. Saintine
  • Then he called across to the editor, What is it this time, Nix?
  • Extract from : « Joan of the Journal » by Helen Diehl Olds

Antonyms for nix

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