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Meaning of NOOK

Pronunciation:  nûk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
  2. [n]  a sheltered and secluded place
 

NOOK is a 4 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: corner
 
 See Also: amen corner, area, building, chimney corner, edifice, inglenook, retreat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nook\, n. [OE. nok; cf. Gael. & Ir. niuc.]
A narrow place formed by an angle in bodies or between
bodies; a corner; a recess; a secluded retreat.

      How couldst thou find this dark, sequestered nook?
                                               --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alcove, angle, apex, asylum, bay, bend, bifurcation, bight, bolt-hole, cache, cant, carrel, cavity, chevron, coin, concealment, corner, cove, cover, covert, coverture, crack, crank, cranny, crevice, crook, crotchet, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, dark corner, deflection, den, dogleg, dugout, elbow, ell, fork, foxhole, funk hole, furcation, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hole, hook, inflection, inglenook, knee, L, lair, nest, niche, opening, oriel, pitchhole, point, quoin, recess, recession, refuge, retreat, roomlet, sanctuary, secret place, snuggery, stash, swerve, undercovert, veer, vertex, zag, zig, zigzag
 

 

 

 

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