Though i've only heard this used in parts of Dublin, Ireland, it may be used elsewhere too.

This word is derived from the Acronym. N.I.G(s). which stands for Not In Goal(s).

Basically, when you go to play football casually with friends, and there's no outright goalkeeper among you, no one ever wants to be in net. outfield players, naturally, want to play outfield. So, this game developed to decide who would be the first to go in net on any particular day.

It works like this. Once you are in view of the goalposts, and you think of it, you may proclaim ' NIGS!! '. the last person in the group to hear you and do likewise is the first person to go in net.

Having forgotten that the word 'nigs' stood for an acronym, or that the game had a very specific setting, many people just started using nigs for everything.

If someone asks a group of people to do something, one of them may simply shout 'nigs' and the last person to do likewise is usually pressured into doing whatever it is.

synonyms: not it

Autonyms: bagsy, dibs, shotgun
1) * friends approach a football pitch *

Paul: " So i was talking to Ed the other day, i think - "

* they turn the corner *

Nial: NIGS!!

Neil: nigs
Conor: nigs

Paul: nigs
David: .... Nigs!
* david is now first in net*

2) * later in the day, they're still playing *

Paul: " I bought drinks yesterday... which of you guys is running to the shop? "

Nial: nigs

Neil: nigs!

Conor: Nigsy!

David: ..... niiigs!!

* David must now go to the shop *
by paulred2 October 05, 2009
Top Definition
A shortened form of the ancient english word "nigger".
Jerome new he was a nig since birth.
by Joe April 21, 2004
A shorter version of the word "nigger".
Hey nig, why don't you smile so I can see you.
by Eric April 11, 2005
- an unfortunate event, being screwed over

getting screwed over = getting nigged

screwing somebody over = nigging them

the screw over itself = nig

particularly when someone has found something that benefits them in some way, and another manages to take the benefits for himself
I found a penny on the ground, you took it, you nigged me.
I need a cigarette, mind if I nig your last smoke?
by York March 28, 2004
n. less offensive, shorter version of nigger.
v. to jack; twart.
1. What's up nig?
2. Yeah, I told your little sister to nig you during the concert.
by Blasphemer_0 February 06, 2005
A derogatory term originating from the word nigger.

n. label of a cheap, dishonest, or traitorous person, or a person of any race who acts in ways in which characterize the African-American steriotype.

v. to cheat, back-stabb, or screw over.
Fisher is so nig that he collects gas money even though his dad pays for it.

That kid with the spoke rims is so nig.

Fisher just nigged me out of ten bucks
by O'Doyle March 21, 2005
Shortened version of nigger.
1. What's up my nig?
2. What it do my nig?
by Jade Grey May 16, 2005
Nig- a midget black person
"Dude i just saw a nig run through my kitchen"
by D-loc April 21, 2005
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