- a male given name, form of Neil.
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Examples from the Web for nigel
Nigel Lythgoe has a knack for resuscitating pop culture tenets that seem on their death bed.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’
October 22, 2014
But I remember the first week when Nigel called me the magician of dance.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired
September 4, 2014
In May, Nigel Warren was fined $2,400 by New York officials for illegally using the service.Inside Uber’s Political War Machine
June 30, 2014
He may not have a functioning party to speak of, but Nigel Farage seems to have found himself at the head of a movement.Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?
April 30, 2014
Not according to the UK ambassador to the Holy See, Nigel Baker.The Pope and the Queen to Square up Over Falklands
April 2, 2014
"Raise two more mantlets by the poop-lanthorn," said Sir Nigel quietly.
"Let them be supplied with all that is heavy and weighty in the ship," said Sir Nigel.
"I would I had your eyes," said Sir Nigel, blinking at the pirate galleys.
Sir Oliver and Sir Nigel stood erect with hands crossed in front of the poop.
I will do as you order, Nigel; but what is it that you propose to do?
Word Origin and History for nigel
masc. proper name; see Neil.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper