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Definition of 'niche'


  1. a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it; "he found his niche in the academic world"
  2. a small concavity
       Synonyms: recess recession corner
  3. an enclosure that is set back or indented
       Synonyms: recess
  4. (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
       Synonyms: ecological niche

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