Origin of nixiesee nix
nounpl. nix·ies Slang
Origin of nixieFrom nix2.
From German Nixe, feminine of Nix, from Middle High German nickes, from Old High German nihhus (“water-elf, crocodile"). Cognate with Old English nicor (“water-elf, hippopotamus, walrus") (English nicker).
- A piece of mail returned as undeliverable.
nix +"Ž -ie