nixer

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nixer

(ˈnɪksə)
n
dialect Dublin a spare-time job
[from nix1, in the sense no (tax or insurance) + -er1]
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And far from our cherished self-image as the world's "helpful fixer," a sort of moral superpower, both Democrats and Republicans have come to view us as unhelpful nixers. Like the know-it-all neighbour who never misses a chance to bend your ear over the back fence or critique your yardwork, Canada has become the block bore...Things between our countries are apparently getting worse all the time.
But sources in RTE are believed to be unhappy at the sight of their top stars doing nixers as TV teachers.
GARDAI made nearly [euro]5million in security "nixers" this year.
He said he had made the money from "nixers" and although he told people he was paying his own tax, he wasn't.
The Chris Evans-style show was screened on Wednesday on TV3 but was recorded on Monday in front of a crowd recruited through employment web sites "jobs.ie" and "nixers.com".
Small and medium businesses are feeling the squeeze as rogue operators carry out tax-free nixers at knock-down prices.
Later, he told gardai he that the money he was carrying came from "nixers" he did while he was assistant dublin county manager.
Redmond told gardai the cash came from "nixers" he did while he was Assistant Dublin County Manager.
"The modern-day economy is about returns and any player that is self-employed cannot do 'nixers' in the evenings because of training."
Communications Minister Dermot Ahern yesterday launched a new charter for the national broadcaster in a bid to clamp down on "nixers" by its best known personalities.