nix nix  /ˈnɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a quantity of no importance
  2. (v) command against

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Members of the Clinton-appointed Parole Commission are said to have asked Justice Department officials to nix the FBI probe.
  2. The official word on cross-nursing is still nix.
  3. GE has spent millions on a public-relations and lobbying campaign to nix the plan, and CEO Jack Welch even went to Whitman personally.

News

  1. Sweeny’s Yankees Thoughts: Sabathia Lit Up, Cano’s Slump, MLB Draft & More

    Brett Gardner has been very hot, but has anybody noticed Jayson Nix?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS New York

  2. BASEBALL: Skeeters' Michael Nix signs with Chicago White Sox organization

    The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that Skeeters starting pitcher Michael Nix has signed with the Chicago White Sox organization and will join its Triple A Charlotte club. The announcement was ma
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Magnolia Potpourri

  3. White Sox sign Michael Nix to minor-league contract

    The White Sox have signed pitcher Michael Nix to a minor-league contract, MLB.com reports. Nix will join Triple-A Charlotte . Nix, 30, has pitched exclusively in the independent Atlantic League since 2011, converting to a starter after seven seasons in the minors and independent-league ball as a relief pitcher. He was 5-1 with a 1.81 ERA, 0.96 WHIP and 40 strikeouts in 44 2/3 innings for the ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. "It is frustrating. I can't control the ball after I release it," said Wellemeyer. "I left a change-up up to Nix and he took advantage of it."
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Todd Wellemeyer Source: USA Today

  2. "You get the sign, you're like, 'Did he really just give me that?'" Hafner said. "Then he tells you. You just have to time it right. When he starts going home, you take off. Nix put down a perfect bunt."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Travis Hafner Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "I was just trying to put a good swing on it," said Podsednik. "Nixey (Nix) has pretty good speed at second, so I'm just trying to pop one through the infield to get him around."
    on Aug 4, 2009 By: Scott Podsednik Source: USA Today

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