Found 24 phrases starting with NI:


nice as ninepenceNeat, tidy, in orderRate it:
nice as pieVery nice.Rate it:
nice guyAn adult male who seeks sexual attraction and romantic intimacy, but only finds cordial friendship and platonic love.Rate it:
nice guys finish lastPeople who are decent, friendly, and agreeable tend to be unsuccessful because they are outmaneuvered or overwhelmed by others who are not so decent, friendly, or agreeable.Rate it:
nickel and dimeSmall time; operating on a small scale; involving small amounts of money; petty or cheap.Rate it:
nickel nurserA miser.Rate it:
nickel-and-dimeAlternative spelling of nickel and dime.Rate it:
night and dayAlternative form of day and night.Rate it:
night and dayentirely different, oppositeRate it:
night outGoing away from one's usual residence for an entire night, and returning the next day.Rate it:
night outSpending the evening away from one's usual residence. The phrase typically implies going to a restaurant, going to watch entertainment, or other types of urban nightlife, starting from about 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and lasting until approximately 11:00 pm or later.Rate it:
night owlOne who stays up late at night or goes to bed late.Rate it:
night personA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours, and who usually sleeps during part of the daytime.Rate it:
nightcapA beverage drunk before bed that is usually alcoholic.Rate it:
nightcapA warm cloth cap worn while sleeping, often with pajamas. Nightcaps were common in northern Europe before central heating was available, when homes were cold at night.Rate it:
nightcapThe second game of a doubleheader.Rate it:
nighthawkA New World nightjar.Rate it:
nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:
Nikon choirA large group of photographers simultaneously capturing images of a celebrity, producing numerous photographic flashes along with an accompanying din of clicking camera shutters.Rate it:
nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:
nine livesDurability; near immunity to damage.Rate it:
nip and tuckSo evenly matched that the advantage shifts from one to the other, and the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:
nip in the budTo remove a bud from a plant to prevent flower and fruit from forming.Rate it:
nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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