Definition of nook
- searched every nook and cranny
- a breakfast nook
an old house full of nooks and crannies
a cozy nook perfect for reading
We found a shady nook under an old oak tree.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a small space or corner that is inside something
: a part of a room (such as a corner) that is used for a specific purpose
: a quiet place that is sheltered by a tree, rock, etc.
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