knicker

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

knicker (uncountable)

  1. (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to knickers.
    knicker elastic

Etymology 2Edit

Dutch knikker.

NounEdit

knicker (plural knickers)

  1. (dated, dialect, UK, US) A small ball of clay, baked hard and oiled, used as a marble in games.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

knicker m (plural knickers)

  1. Abbreviation for knickerbockers. Alternative spelling of knickers.
Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 07:19