Associations to the word «Nook»


NOOK, noun. A small corner formed by two walls; an alcove.
NOOK, noun. A hidden or secluded spot.
NOOK, noun. (historical) An English unit of land area, originally ¼ of a yardland but later 12½ or 20 acres.
NOOK AND CRANNY, noun. (idiomatic) A place or part of a place, especially small or remote.
NOOK OR CRANNY, noun. (idiomatic) A part of a place, especially small or remote.

Dictionary definition

NOOK, noun. A sheltered and secluded place.
NOOK, noun. An interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.