noun suffix

Definition of -nik

  1. :  one connected with or characterized by being beatnik

Origin and Etymology of -nik

Yiddish, from Polish & Ukrainian

-NIK Defined for English Language Learners


noun suffix

Definition of -nik for English Language Learners

  • : a person connected to an activity, an organization, a movement, etc.

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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