- The definition of a nix is a part human water spirit in German mythology.
An example of a nix is a mermaid.
- Nix is defined as to stop, refuse or disapprove of.
An example of nix is the president ending a welfare program.
Origin: Ger nix, masculine , nixe, feminine from Old High German nihhus, sea beast, nicchussa, water sprite, akin to Old English nicor, Old Norse nykr, water sprite from Germanic an unverified form nik-, an unverified form nikwus-, water spirit from Indo-European base an unverified form neigw-, to wash from source Sanskrit nḗnēkti, (he) washes
- not at all
Origin: Ger nichts
- stop; don't do that
- I forbid, refuse, disagree, etc.
- refusal or rejection
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Origin: German, from Middle High German nickes, from Old High German nihhus.
Origin: German dialectal, from Middle High German nihtes, genitive of niht, from Old High German niwiht : ni, not, no; see ne in Indo-European roots + wiht, thing; see wekti- in Indo-European roots.
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