Meaning: to steal something
- I left my bike in front of the bank while I went inside to pay some bills. When I came back out it was gone. Some bastard had nicked it!
- Did you ever nick money from your mum's purse when you were a kid?
Variety: This slang is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
If your laptop computer has been nicked, you should