[nik-erz] /ˈnɪk ərz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
[nik-er-bok-erz] /ˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ərz/ (Show IPA). loose-fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees.
British Informal. a woman’s or girl’s short-legged underpants.
to get one’s knickers in a twist, British Slang. to get flustered or agitated:
Don’t get your knickers in a twist every time the telephone rings.
an undergarment for women covering the lower trunk and sometimes the thighs and having separate legs or leg-holes
a US variant of knickerbockers
(slang) get one’s knickers in a twist, to become agitated, flustered, or upset
“short, loose-fitting undergarment,” now usually for women but not originally so, 1866, shortening of knickerbockers (1859), said to be so called for their resemblance to the trousers of old-time Dutchmen in Cruikshank’s illustrations for Washington Irving’s “History of New York” (see knickerbocker).
have someone by the short hairs
/ˈnɪkˌnæk/ noun 1. a cheap ornament; trinket 2. an ornamental article of furniture, dress, etc n. also knickknack, 1570s, reduplication of knack “stratagem, trick.”
[nik-nak] /ˈnɪkˌnæk/ noun 1. an ornamental trinket or gimcrack; a bit of bric-a-brac.
/ˈnɪkˌpɔɪnt/ noun 1. a break in the slope of a river profile caused by renewed erosion by a rejuvenated river noun a place in a river where its gradient changes and it begins to flow more steeply; a sharp drop in streambed elevation Examples The greater the volume of water flowing over a knickpoint, the […]
[knees] /knis/ noun 1. Karl Gustav Adolf [kahrl goo s-tahf ah-dawlf] /kɑrl ˈgʊs tɑf ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1821–98, German statistician and historical economist.