in good nick

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in good nick

British, informal
:in good condition
  • I watched the team practice, and all the players looked in good nick.

Word by Word Definitions

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

nick play
  1. : a small notch, groove, or chip

  2. : a small cut or wound

  3. : a break in one strand of two-stranded DNA caused by a missing phosphodiester bond

  1. : to jot down : record

  2. : to make a nick in : notch, chip

  3. : to cut into or wound slightly


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