an ornamental trinket or gimcrack; a bit of bric-a-brac.
[nik-erz] /ˈnɪk ərz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. Also, knickerbockers [nik-er-bok-erz] /ˈnɪk ərˌbɒk ərz/ (Show IPA). loose-fitting short trousers gathered in at the knees. 2. Chiefly British. 3. British Informal. a woman’s or girl’s short-legged underpants. Idioms 4. to get one’s knickers in a twist, British Slang. to get flustered or agitated: Don’t […]
/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 […]