"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults
"cancel, refuse, forbid," 1903, from nix (n.). Related: Nixed; nixing.
No: I asked her for one and she said nix (1909+)verb
To veto; reject: had been considering marriage but have apparently nixed the idea/ and he was afraid that might nix his CBS deal (1903+)
[fr German nichts, ''nothing'']