Definition of 'nickel'
- a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
Synonyms: Ni atomic number 28
- a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar
- five dollars worth of a drug; "a nickel bag of drugs"; "a nickel deck of heroin"
Synonyms: nickel note
- plate with nickel; "nickel the plate"