verb (used with object), nick·eled, nick·el·ing or (especially British) nick·elled, nick·el·ling.
Examples from the Web for nickel
I was already over forty, had hardly a nickel in my pocket and this was the biggest break in my life.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Back then, when you made a movie that lost money, you lost every nickel.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh|Andrew Romano|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the popsicle man came around, my mother gave me a nickel.James Lee Burke Talks About His Fiction, History, and the American Dream|David Masciotra|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In them days, you could get two loaves of bread for a nickel.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If I had a nickel for every time an Palestinian was paid under those terms, I wouldn't have any nickels.
In this locality the original rock is a peridotite, relatively low in nickel, which has been altered to serpentine.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
"I won't go unless you give me a nickel first," he maintained, firmly.The Campfire Girls Go Motoring|Hildegard G. Frey
Three days: The blood ring is the prominent feature and is as large as a nickel.The Dollar Hen|Milo M. Hastings
Then he looked at the position of the sun and verified the fact that his nickel watch had stopped again.Banzai!|Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
But steels containing 18.64 and 29% of nickel behaved very differently.
British Dictionary definitions for nickel
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Word Origin for nickel
Medicine definitions for nickel
n. Symbol Ni
Science definitions for nickel
Idioms and Phrases with nickel
see not worth a dime (plugged nickel).