[niks] /nɪks/ Slang.
1 (def 1).
(used as an exclamation, especially of warning):
Nix, the cops!
verb (used with object)
to veto; refuse to agree to; prohibit:
to nix the project.
another word for no1 (sense 1)
be careful! watch out!
a rejection or refusal
nothing at all
(transitive) to veto, deny, reject, or forbid (plans, suggestions, etc)
(German myth) a male water sprite, usually unfriendly to humans
“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).
“cancel, refuse, forbid,” 1903, from nix (n.). Related: Nixed; nixing.
No: I asked her for one and she said nix (1909+)
To veto; reject: had been considering marriage but have apparently nixed the idea/ and he was afraid that might nix his CBS deal (1903+)
[fr German nichts, ”nothing”]
[nik-suh n] /ˈnɪk sən/ noun 1. Richard M(ilhous) [mil-hous] /ˈmɪl haʊs/ (Show IPA), 1913–94, 37th president of the U.S., 1969–74 (resigned). 2. his wife, Thelma Catherine Ryan (“Pat”) 1912–93, U.S. First Lady 1969–74. /ˈnɪksən/ noun 1. Richard M(ilhous). 1913–94, US Republican politician; 37th president from 1969 until he resigned over the Watergate scandal in 1974 […]
- Nix on
verb phrase To forbid •Used only as an imperative: Nix on the hurry talk/ Nix on swiping anything (1902+)
noun 1. the policy declared by President Nixon in 1969 that the U.S. would supply arms but not military forces to its allies in Asia and elsewhere.
- Nix sign
noun phrase : A local cafe sells a T-shirt showing a howling coyote in a circle with a slash through it—the international nix sign (1990s+)