Saturday, January 05, 2008


Meaning: The reflex action of a batsmen that well and truly gives away the fact that he had nicked the ball to the keeper.
Pronunciation: Nick-ti-tay-shun.
Usage: The umpire didn't hesitate to lift his finger after seeing Hussey's nicktitation.
Root: Nick (to edge) + Nictitation (reflexive blinking or winking of the eye).