Definition of nignay in English:

nignay

(also nignoy, nigmanie)

noun

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
  • A worthless or trifling action or thing.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Cleland (?1661–1689), army officer and poet. Of uncertain origin: compare knick-knack.

Pronunciation

nignay

/ˈnɪɡneɪ/