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nick definition


  1. tv.
    to arrest someone. (See also nicked.) : The cops nicked Paul outside his house.
  2. tv.
    to steal something. : The thugs nicked a couple of apples from the fruit stand.
  3. tv.
    to get or take something. : Tom nicked a copy of the test for Sam, who also needed one.
  4. n.
    nicotine. : I'm craving some nick.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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