nigh nigh  /ˈnaɪ/


  1. (adj) not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
  2. (adj) being on the left side
  3. (adv) near in time or place or relationship
  4. (adv) (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but



  1. Now clearly, the chances of naturally conceiving eight children at once are well-nigh impossible.
  2. She knew that revenge would be nigh.
  3. He said the day of judgment is nigh.


  1. Exciting Youth Baseball Action in the Maple City

    The Honesdale Little Baseball Association regular season is winding down and playoffs are nigh.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Wayne Independent

  2. Stanley Cup Final Three Stars: Rask best backstop, Blackhawks blanked

    Brian Bickell lives my nightmare. No. 1 Star: Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins Rask was nigh unbeatable in Game 2. He was just regular old unbeatable in Game 3, stopping 28 shots for the shutout as the Bruins took the first … Continue reading ?
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

  3. America's Next Berliner

    BERLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Barack Obama will speak in front of the Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday, nigh on 50 years to the day since John F. Kennedy proclaimed 'Ich bin ein Berliner' to 120,000 ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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