an ornamental trinket or gimcrack; a bit of bric-a-brac.
[nik-neym] /ˈnɪkˌneɪm/ noun 1. a name added to or substituted for the proper name of a person, place, etc., as in affection, ridicule, or familiarity: He has always loathed his nickname of “Whizzer.”. 2. a familiar form of a proper name, as Jim for James and Peg for Margaret. verb (used with object), nicknamed, nicknaming. […]
- Nick of time
noun the last possible moment; a critical moment Examples I caught the ball in the nick of time. Word Origin 1565; fr. nick ‘notch’
/ˈnɪkˌpɔɪnt/ noun 1. a variant spelling (esp US) of knickpoint
[nik-ee] /ˈnɪk i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . 2. a male given name, form of .