Definitions

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  • adj. niche; not mainstream but serving a narrow market or audience

Etymologies

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niche +‎ -y

Examples

  • And, in an industry large enough now to demand niche producers, they are as 'nichey' as they come.

    Croteaux Vineyards 2007 Merlot "314 Clone" Rose

  • "When you're a nobody like me and you have this small, loyal, 'nichey' fan base, you can do essentially whatever you want," Coulton says.

    NPR Topics: News

  • In a sea of overly specialized -- OK, very nichey -- companies, the simplest start-up services sometimes stand out.

    These start-ups keep it very simple

  • There are a couple of very industry-specific nichey topics that I'm qualified to write about, and the entries were really inadequate; I submitted additions, and they were deleted for no good reason.

    "Wikipedia's bureaucracy is distinctly, fearsomely awful."

  • Investors on the other hand can often have a pejorative view of focus - VCs question nichey looking business plans "is this a feature or a company?" and the proverbial "what is the TAM" and "can this thing scale" are often orthogonal to the product marketing challenges of selling version 1.0 products to skeptical customers.

    Pat your head and rub your tummy

  • So much less money to engineer/develop something ultra-nichey than to do it on even a niche-level fora GM-sized company.

    Tesla’s Elon Musk Calls NY Times Writer Stross “A Huge Douchebag…And An Idiot”

  • That's going to relegate it to a very nichey segment,'' Baker said.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • But this may well be the beginning of a new type of tablet -- a type that many people might actually wish to acquire, unlike the very nichey tablets of the past.

    TechNewsWorld

  • If you've always hankered after a four-door coupe-estate, get ready to have your nichey little mind blown.

    BBC TopGear: Cars and Autos News

  • Bill Gates famously predicted in 2001 that the Tablet PC "will be the most popular form of PC sold in America" within five years, but that neither happened nor even approached reality: Microsoft's Tablet PCs remained extremely nichey, went through a series of stylus, keyboard, software, and screen tweaks, then were discontinued in 2009.

    iLounge | All Things iPod, iPhone, iTunes and beyond

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