in good nick

Definition of in good nick

British, informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive

  1. :  a small notch, groove, or chip

    :  a small cut or wound

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

  1. :  to jot down :  record

    :  to make a nick in :  notch, chip

    :  to cut into or wound slightly

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a trip made at another's expense

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