Adjective "Nicked" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nicked


    Definition:

    1. a small notch, groove, chip, or the like, cut into or existing in something.

    2. a hollow place produced in an edge or surface, as of a dish, by breaking, chipping, or the like: I didn't notice those tiny nicks in the vase when I bought it.

    3. a small dent or wound.

    4. a small groove on one side of the shank of a printing type, serving as a guide in setting or to distinguish different types.

    5. Biochemistry. a break in one strand of a double-stranded DNA or RNA molecule.

    6. Briti

    Origin:
    nick

    Examples:

    "streets can be nicked."

    "people can be nicked."

    "mates can be nicked."

    "wives can be nicked."

    "whiles can be nicked."

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