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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nook mean? 

NOOK (noun)
  The noun NOOK has 2 senses:

1. a sheltered and secluded place
2. an interior angle formed be two meeting walls

  Familiarity information: NOOK used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

NOOK (noun)

Sense 1nook [BACK TO TOP]


A sheltered and secluded place

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("nook" is a kind of...):

retreat (a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet)

Sense 2nook [BACK TO TOP]


An interior angle formed be two meeting walls

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


nook; corner

Context example:

a piano was in one corner of the room

Hypernyms ("nook" is a kind of...):

area (a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "nook"):

amen corner (area reserved for persons leading the responsive 'amens')

chimney corner; inglenook (a corner by a fireplace)

Holonyms ("nook" is a part of...):

building; edifice (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place)

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