Adjective "Nigh" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nigh


    Definition:

    1. near in space, time, or relation: The time draws nigh.

    2. nearly; almost; (often followed by on or onto): nigh onto twenty years. adjective, nigher, nighest.

    3. near; approaching: Evening is nigh.

    4. short or direct: to take the nighest route.

    5. (of an animal or vehicle) being on the left side: to be astride the nigh horse.

    6. Archaic. parsimonious; stingy. preposition

    7. near. verb (used with or without object)

    8. Archaic. to approach.

    Examples:

    "people can be nigh to swounds."

    "ends can be nigh for brings."

    "ends can be nigh."

    "times can be nigh."

    "testimonies can be nigh."

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