- nibs (n.)
- especially in His Nibs "boss, employer, self-important person," 1821, of unknown origin; perhaps a variant of nob "person of high position."
- 1. They were careful not to offend his nibs.
- 2. Please tell his nibs that we'd like his help with the washing - up!
- 3. Workers crush the nibs into a soft substance called chocolate liquor.
- 4. Here are some pens with gold or iridium nibs.
- 5. Take it in to his nibs yourself.
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