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  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: interested in everyone else's business
    Example Sentence: The nibby neighbor wanted to know about the new car in the driveway.
    Submitted by: Lisa from NJ, USA on 08/09/2008 08:08


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to find and define the niche (or place) of newly discovered species in an ecosystem
    Word History: niche (a place or a habitat) from the Latin word for "nest"
    Example Sentence: The scientists were nichetering a new beetle found in the jungle.
    Submitted by: Alex from MS, USA on 02/26/2008 12:21


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: A made up creature that's part wolf, part human, and frog.
    Word History: U.S.A (Ethan)
    Example Sentence: I saw a nickelfickel.
    Submitted by: Ethan from Georgia on 09/14/2007 09:53


  1. Function: adverb
    Definition: very quickly: fast
    Word History: from "in the nick of time"
    Example Sentence: She completed her chores nickly before she left for the concert.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Arizona, USA on 02/23/2009 10:53


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: overwhelmed with exhaustion: tired
    Example Sentence: I was so nicly because I didn't sleep last night.
    Submitted by: Matt from NH, USA on 10/21/2008 07:05


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a person who is either a niece or a nephew
    Word History: created as a gender neutral term
    Example Sentence: We invited our siblings, cousins, and niephs to the wedding.
    Submitted by: Alex from Kansas, USA on 07/29/2008 10:00


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: The study of the human body's capability to quickly devour food.
    Word History: The word developed when we had a class assingment in which we had to make our own eponyms (people's names or titles turned into words) and I used my last name (Niess) and thought of what I would make it.
    Example Sentence: I like niessology!!
    Submitted by: Chris from Ohio, United States of America on 09/25/2007 06:41


  1. Function: adverb
    Definition: whatever: so: don't believe that
    Word History: by Grace
    Example Sentence: "I heard you drank rotten milk," she said. "Nif, they just say that," I replied.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Texas on 09/12/2007 07:54


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to sniff at a toy or other stuffed animal
    Example Sentence: I niffed my stuffed horse and sneezed.
    Submitted by: Emily from Illinois, USA on 07/07/2009 11:41


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: having a foul smell: smelly
    Example Sentence: The dumpster under the window was kind of niffy in the summer heat.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from England on 05/13/2012 04:07