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3 definitions found
 for nix
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nix \Nix\, n.; fem. Nixe. [G. Cf. 1st Nick.] (Teut. Myth.)
     One of a class of water spirits, commonly described as of a
     mischievous disposition.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The treacherous nixes who entice men to a watery death.
                                                    --Tylor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nix
      n 1: a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had
           ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had
           done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for
           naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it" [syn: nothing,
           nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher,
           goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo]
      v 1: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night";
           "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed
           our plans" [syn: forbid, prohibit, interdict,
           proscribe, veto, disallow, nix] [ant: allow,
           countenance, let, permit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "nix":
     Davy, Davy Jones, Neptune, Nereid, Oceanid, Oceanus, Poseidon,
     Thetis, Triton, abnegation, aught, cipher, contradiction,
     declension, declination, declinature, declining, denial,
     deprivation, disagreement, disallowance, disclaimer, disclamation,
     disobedience, dissent, fat chance, forget it, fresh-water nymph,
     goose egg, holding back, kelpie, kill, limniad, man fish, mermaid,
     merman, nada, naiad, naught, nay, naysaying, negation, negative,
     negative answer, negative attitude, negativeness, negativism,
     negativity, nichts, nihil, nil, nit, nixie, no, no sirree,
     no such thing, no way, nonacceptance, noncompliance, nonconsent,
     nonobservance, nope, not a chance, not much, nothing,
     nothing at all, nothing doing, nothing on earth, nothing whatever,
     ocean nymph, recantation, refusal, rejection, repudiation,
     retention, sea nymph, sea-maid, sea-maiden, siren, thing of naught,
     thumbs-down, turndown, under no circumstances, undine,
     unwillingness, water god, water spirit, water sprite, wind,
     withholding, zero, zilch
  
  

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