To better see all uses of the word
niche
in
Nicholas Nickleby
please enable javascript.

niche
Used In
Nicholas Nickleby
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The surprise with which Kate, as she closed the room-door, beheld, close beside it, Newman Noggs standing bolt upright in a little niche in the wall like some scarecrow or Guy Faux laid up in winter quarters, almost occasioned her to call aloud.
  • ’That would be an equally fair plea in both cases,’ replied Nicholas; ’but if you put it upon that ground, I have nothing more to say, than, that if I were a writer of books, and you a thirsty dramatist, I would rather pay your tavern score for six months, large as it might be, than have a niche in the Temple of Fame with you for the humblest corner of my pedestal, through six hundred generations.’

  • There are no more uses of "niche" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She found her niche in the academic world.
  • The statue is in a niche in the living room.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading