noun, plural ni·ños [nee-nyaws; English neen-yohz] /ˈni nyɔs; English ˈnin yoʊz/. Spanish.
Words nearby niño
Definition for nino (2 of 2)
Origin of El Niño
Examples from the Web for nino
The trick, of course, is to make it new, and somehow that is what Nino does.
The only evidence of Nino the clown—the red rubber nose and its Little Tramp mustache—lies on a nearby table.
Nino opens a trunk and begins extracting props—balloons, a cane, and a battered old trombone.
Papino, the last to leave the ring, casts a doubtful look at Nino, clearly worried about what mischief may soon ensue.
With any luck some court case will come along and Nino and the gang can bring back poorhouses.
Nino stood with his hat off until she returned and gave him a cake.Happy Days for Boys and Girls|Various
"By no means," said the other, not in the least repulsed by Nino's coldness.
Nino, then, went off to Maestro Ercole's house for his singing, and this is what happened there.
Nino wrote again, enclosing a letter addressed to the Contessina di Lira, which he implored me to convey to her, if I loved him.
Nino relaxed his hold, and stood off, still grasping the knife.
British Dictionary definitions for nino
Word Origin for El Niño
Scientific definitions for nino (1 of 2)
Scientific definitions for nino (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for nino
A warming of the surface water of the eastern and central Pacific Ocean, occurring every four to twelve years when cold water does not rise to the surface, causing unusual weather patterns. The warmer water kills fish and plankton, brings heavy rains to western South America, and causes drought in eastern Australia and Indonesia.