[nee-ahr-kohs; Greek nee-ahr-khaws] /niˈɑr koʊs; Greek ˈni ɑr xɔs/
Stavros Spyros [stahv-raws spee-raws] /ˈstɑv rɔs ˈspi rɔs/ (Show IPA), 1909–1996, Greek businessman and shipowner.
Stavros Spyro (ˈstævrɒs ˈspɪərəʊ). 1909–96, Greek shipowner. He pioneered the use of supertankers in the 1950s
[nib] /nɪb/ noun 1. the point of a pen, or either of its divisions. 2. a penpoint for insertion into a penholder. 3. a point of anything: a cutting tool with a diamond nib. 4. a bill or beak, as of a bird; neb. 5. any pointed extremity. 6. Metallurgy. /nɪb/ noun 1. the writing […]
[nib-bah-nuh] /nɪbˈbɑ nə/ noun, Pali. 1. (def 1). noun nirvana; the release from the cycle of rebirth and the extinction of all desires and aversions; the attainment of enlightenment Word Origin Pali ‘extinction’; Sanskrit nirvana Usage Note nirvanic adj
[nib-uh l] /ˈnɪb əl/ verb (used without object), nibbled, nibbling. 1. to bite off small bits. 2. to eat or chew in small bites: Give him a graham cracker to nibble on. 3. to bite, eat, or chew gently and in small amounts (usually followed by at): She was so upset she could only nibble […]
- Nibbled to death by ducks
adjective phrase Subject to constant petty annoyances: Writing in such an editor-dominated environment was like being nibbled to death by ducks/ is being nickeled-and-dimed, nibbled to death by ducks (1950s+)