Definition of niche

Definition of niche
  1. niche Noun A cavity, hollow, or recess, generally within the thickness of a wall, for a statue, bust, or other erect ornament. Hence, any similar position, literal or figurative.
  2. niche Noun A function within an ecological system to which an organism is especially suited.
  3. niche Noun Any position of opportunity for which one is well-suited, such as a particular market in business.
  4. niche Noun An arrow woven into a muslim prayer rug pointing in the direction of Mecca.
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