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Definition of nook noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  • a small quiet place or corner that is sheltered or hidden from other people a shady nook in the garden dark woods full of secret nooks and crannies
  • Idioms
    every nook and cranny (informal)
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    every part of a place; every aspect of a situation The wind blew into every nook and cranny. She always explored every nook and cranny of a business deal.
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