\ ˈnibz How to pronounce nibs (audio) \

Definition of nibs

: an important or self-important person usually used in the phrases his nibs or her nibs as if a title of honor

First Known Use of nibs

circa 1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nibs

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Dictionary Entries near nibs

Nibelung

niblick

nibong

nibs

NIC

nicad

Nicaea

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The first known use of nibs was circa 1821

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