Meaning of “nick” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /nɪk/
STEAL UK informal

to steal something:

She got caught nicking CDs from HMV.
CATCH UK informal

If the police nick someone, they catch that person because they have committed a crime:


to make a small cut in something without intending to:

He nicked himself shaving.

(Definition of “nick verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)