Definitions For Nixie

Etymology 1

From {{der, en, de, Nixe}}, feminine of Nix, from {{der, en, gmh, nickes}}, from {{der, en, goh, nihhus, , water-elf, crocodile}}, from {{der, en, gem-pro, nikwus}}, *nikwis, perhaps from {{der, en, ine-pro, *neygʷ-, , to wash}}. Cognate with {{cog, ang, nicor, , water-elf, hippopotamus, walrus}}, {{cog, en, nicker}}.

Alternative forms



NIXIE (plural NIXIEs) A female nix, a water-spirit.


water spirit, nix

Etymology 2

from nix + ie.


NIXIE (plural NIXIEs) A piece of mail returned as undeliverable.

See also

Nixie tube

Is Nixie a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Nixie is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

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