Open-Source Psychometrics Project
( home · about )

Nicky Nichols Descriptive Personality Statistics

Reference picture of Nicky Nichols

Nicky Nichols is a character from Orange is the New Black.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
queer (not straight)95.6179.4245
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)93.7469.532
flirtatious (not prudish)92.92414.128
sexual (not asexual)92.26117.942
punk rock (not preppy)92.0319.843
fire (not water)91.63813.343
bold (not shy)91.120111.5246
funny (not humorless)90.95514.5285
cocky (not timid)90.212312.943
badass (not weakass)89.923116.740
playful (not shy)89.812211.9256
kinky (not vanilla)88.74118.1275
rebellious (not obedient)88.418313.7250
unorthodox (not traditional)88.08614.0210
street-smart (not sheltered)87.912716.3230
liberal (not conservative)87.75417.0112
wild (not tame)87.414113.6275
mischievous (not well behaved)87.219818.1277
spicy (not mild)86.511415.1274
scandalous (not proper)86.510913.7256
lustful (not chaste)86.17217.7256
open to new experinces (not uncreative)86.119416.5243
dominant (not submissive)86.028820.0286
😎 (not 🧐)86.010219.3116
rugged (not refined)85.65914.1247
spontaneous (not scheduled)85.413317.1242
chaotic (not orderly)85.314416.0251
scruffy (not manicured)85.39315.5222
charismatic (not uninspiring)85.222117.5238
loud (not quiet)84.423218.3268
cool (not dorky)84.411215.9119
pro (not noob)84.336819.0106
messy (not neat)84.19015.5277
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)83.823319.0240
interesting (not tiresome)83.716819.1269
self-destructive (not self-improving)83.611019.340
feisty (not gracious)83.319720.9258
edgy (not politically correct)83.212918.3242
intimate (not formal)83.13116.5148
tardy (not on-time)83.16715.052
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)82.715021.6128
😜 (not 🤐)82.616220.0110
worldly (not innocent)82.527818.6250
queen (not princess)82.423223.326
vibrant (not geriatric)82.421320.836
indulgent (not sober)82.315620.9260
child free (not pronatalist)82.210120.3176
feminist (not sexist)82.040322.8143
💃 (not 🧕)81.927022.3186
atheist (not theist)81.511620.7234
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)81.518020.1111
knowledgeable (not ignorant)81.542114.640
😏 (not 😬)81.410224.395
exhibitionist (not bashful)81.412125.246
indie (not pop)81.313822.330
bad boy (not white knight)81.314519.732
🤣 (not 😊)81.26523.3103
assertive (not passive)81.041521.3248
night owl (not morning lark)80.825319.1257
perverted (not clean)80.711521.945
outlaw (not sheriff)80.626623.6238
egalitarian (not racist)80.669318.3110
anarchist (not statist)80.411920.3141
comedic (not dramatic)80.44123.647
impulsive (not cautious)80.326521.0269
extrovert (not introvert)80.327521.9259
🌟 (not 💩)80.352121.590
jaded (not innocent)80.235024.145
direct (not roundabout)80.230922.9243
important (not irrelevant)80.164921.4197
zany (not regular)80.019716.7110
drop out (not valedictorian)80.012224.3134
hipster (not basic)79.87417.9240
believable (not poorly-written)79.837221.730
freak (not normie)79.819120.360
sarcastic (not genuine)79.719823.4223
freelance (not corporate)79.433725.436
🤺 (not 🏌)79.238819.7120
deviant (not average)79.126519.4257
quirky (not predictable)79.013921.036
bold (not serious)78.921822.7275
goof-off (not studious)78.817820.7111
frank (not sugarcoated)78.743230.829
opinionated (not neutral)78.376625.546
charming (not awkward)78.035124.1271
extraordinary (not mundane)77.944022.1246
perceptive (not unobservant)77.677518.730
crafty (not scholarly)77.328720.2250
alpha (not beta)77.253626.6214
open-minded (not close-minded)77.222723.4231
👻 (not 🤖)77.011120.896
🥾 (not 👟)76.722129.1112
hunter (not gatherer)76.537325.652
creative (not conventional)76.430820.8243
chatty (not reserved)76.439225.3245
avant-garde (not classical)76.310619.6184
slacker (not workaholic)76.310720.0226
complicated (not simple)76.247524.1232
loyal (not traitorous)76.293124.3218
beautiful (not ugly)76.290321.7257
straightforward (not cryptic)76.027226.3251
persistent (not quitter)75.9126924.1106
muddy (not washed)75.912420.339
alert (not oblivious)75.854723.299
loose (not tight)75.813228.646
skeptical (not spiritual)75.751424.4228
ADHD (not OCD)75.717924.741
brave (not careful)75.639322.7282
orange (not purple)75.611225.7228
playful (not serious)75.425221.7224
resourceful (not helpless)75.488824.4221
always down (not picky)75.34724.034
arcane (not mainstream)75.221421.3205
exuberant (not subdued)75.233024.050
conspiracist (not sheeple)75.135022.6241
cynical (not gullible)75.145425.629
bossy (not meek)75.068321.0264
🥵 (not 🥶)75.019522.237
plays hard (not works hard)74.917523.3234
mighty (not puny)74.857323.2206
realist (not idealist)74.721826.8245
blacksmith (not tailor)74.718424.926
efficient (not overprepared)74.721618.739
moody (not stable)74.652622.7278
lenient (not strict)74.523521.0220
extreme (not moderate)74.557323.4263
heathen (not devout)74.216124.6228
treasure (not trash)74.290527.9106
focused on the present (not focused on the future)74.211825.8254
multicolored (not monochrome)74.225226.8211
fast (not slow)74.157724.0272
traumatized (not flourishing)73.947123.530
backdoor (not official)73.829827.4204
soulful (not soulless)73.881323.5268
hedonist (not monastic)73.716126.570
twitchy (not still)73.737826.344
leisurely (not hurried)73.614624.1220
ironic (not profound)73.611725.143
impatient (not patient)73.652724.7248
wooden (not plastic)73.640127.838
jock (not nerd)73.431523.0258
charming (not trusting)73.430227.4231
ferocious (not pacifist)73.355925.6269
weird (not normal)73.246520.2252
flamboyant (not modest)73.137626.9252
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)73.017427.295
unlucky (not fortunate)72.827121.9239
high IQ (not low IQ)72.8103421.3258
deep (not shallow)72.845925.2144
chill (not offended)72.715827.642
modern (not historical)72.735323.6241
debased (not pure)72.634923.8255
😈 (not 😇)72.637525.7104
doer (not thinker)72.546425.344
family-first (not work-first)72.343729.2241
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)72.315826.533
spontaneous (not deliberate)72.226626.8239
expressive (not stoic)72.149427.8226
stubborn (not accommodating)72.080928.948
resistant (not resigned)71.958125.4256
lewd (not tasteful)71.916827.8237
rough (not smooth)71.829825.2251
masculine (not feminine)71.675617.7260
unpolished (not eloquent)71.324328.3257
real (not philosophical)71.240427.9240
opinionated (not jealous)71.172628.939
one-faced (not two-faced)71.069028.552
expressive (not monotone)71.059432.637
Russian (not French)70.914229.140
confident (not insecure)70.973926.9264
abstract (not concrete)70.821627.3115
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)70.630726.6154
love-focused (not money-focused)70.682525.236
macho (not metrosexual)70.525330.744
hard (not soft)70.353325.0227
realistic (not fantastical)70.250427.350
thick-skinned (not sensitive)70.137526.9254
attractive (not repulsive)70.098626.1270
young (not old)69.780220.2225
loveable (not punchable)69.163025.143
haunted (not blissful)69.175324.449
accepting (not judgemental)69.039328.9241
🧢 (not 🎩)68.947831.9102
social (not reclusive)68.852027.4170
fast-talking (not slow-talking)68.859528.933
kind (not cruel)68.799021.7234
pessimistic (not optimistic)68.738126.2263
master (not apprentice)68.781327.0247
disorganized (not self-disciplined)68.625129.2239
hard (not soft)68.657626.3303
inspiring (not cringeworthy)68.656926.1223
trolling (not triggered)68.615929.540
disreputable (not prestigious)68.623125.6207
oxymoron (not tautology)68.513524.119
contrarian (not yes-man)68.553930.327
instinctual (not reasoned)68.356226.8245
armoured (not vulnerable)68.368129.2241
rock (not rap)68.3111330.833
giving (not receiving)68.367330.543
sad (not happy)68.260519.9252
devoted (not unfaithful)68.2127828.742
paranoid (not naive)68.152425.634
competent (not incompetent)68.0117127.2226
cannibal (not vegan)67.843924.132
generous (not stingy)67.769025.744
explorer (not builder)67.648427.7225
unpatriotic (not patriotic)67.610829.3106
artistic (not scientific)67.450424.3277
genius (not dunce)67.384721.1264
good-humored (not angry)67.361827.9231
vintage (not trendy)67.287928.346
protagonist (not antagonist)67.299930.334
heroic (not villainous)67.1105722.4260
radical (not centrist)67.143028.531
literary (not mathematical)67.156224.4246
suspicious (not awkward)67.175525.9238
💀 (not 🎃)67.050433.836
demanding (not unchallenging)67.0111328.166
short (not tall)66.937820.7285
decisive (not hesitant)66.889426.5272
involved (not remote)66.390124.2216
depressed (not bright)66.238624.8252
prideful (not envious)66.295128.061
self-assured (not self-conscious)66.182328.8243
pensive (not serene)66.185228.436
urban (not rural)66.089732.5173
moist (not dry)66.032233.638
spelunker (not claustrophobic)65.954728.133
never cries (not often crying)65.968926.334
🐒 (not 🐩)65.840231.4103
legit (not scrub)65.7106030.5136
interested (not bored)65.795030.751
realistic (not ambitious)65.428229.261
down2earth (not head@clouds)65.460431.0213
neurotypical (not autistic)65.3100326.2193
Coke (not Pepsi)65.220135.060
common sense (not analysis)65.119033.430
androgynous (not gendered)64.95529.5234
guarded (not open)64.7108630.4279
sickly (not healthy)64.723224.9270
introspective (not not introspective)64.779826.4140
Italian (not Swedish)64.749030.235
disarming (not creepy)64.6100723.9228
nihilist (not existentialist)64.514528.4187
stinky (not fresh)64.429528.7129
competitive (not cooperative)64.287529.1226
rude (not respectful)64.244425.1235
slovenly (not stylish)64.133726.8240
industrial (not domestic)64.145828.9188
sporty (not bookish)63.948626.4255
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)63.955630.5221
interrupting (not attentive)63.953526.639
curious (not apathetic)63.698628.8237
thrifty (not extravagant)63.656629.239
individualist (not communal)63.574831.6235
frenzied (not sleepy)63.5122829.445
variable (not consistent)63.331030.144
chortling (not giggling)63.380031.348
underachiever (not overachiever)63.317728.537
flexible (not rigid)63.239928.9256
experimental (not reliable)63.251932.548
barbaric (not civilized)63.135025.2223
gregarious (not private)63.141229.6244
independent (not codependent)62.993133.8263
romantic (not dispassionate)62.9101426.848
suspicious (not trusting)62.874628.5243
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)62.864330.6207
lost (not enlightened)62.760831.444
salacious (not wholesome)62.156032.896
sturdy (not flimsy)62.1104427.850
rhythmic (not stuttering)62.1112629.439
empath (not psychopath)62.197325.942
mad (not glad)62.076425.4122
🐐 (not 🦒)62.077331.1133
juvenile (not mature)61.957326.2218
natural-talent (not hard-work)61.931028.960
thick (not thin)61.844923.4236
concise (not long-winded)61.754328.623
relaxed (not tense)61.622429.7238
astonishing (not methodical)61.643628.0208
demonic (not angelic)61.653725.3250
intense (not lighthearted)61.6106131.338
desperate (not high standards)61.640727.757
utilitarian (not decorative)61.588328.0208
driven (not unambitious)61.0162428.8236
circular (not linear)61.041028.924
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.061731.550
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)60.9109633.8107
folksy (not presidential)60.858232.048
confidential (not gossiping)60.7110929.1243
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)60.796133.126
summer (not winter)60.770932.432
emancipated (not enslaved)60.6106630.7219
🐘 (not 🐀)60.658530.8157
democratic (not authoritarian)60.577731.2242
cheesy (not chic)60.571729.631
cunning (not honorable)60.156030.6285
😀 (not 😭)60.161329.3114
warm (not cold)60.083424.7218
varied (not repetitive)60.032628.8231
reactive (not proactive)59.961430.828
arrogant (not humble)59.785027.6249
anxious (not calm)59.691427.1236
📈 (not 📉)59.4105331.4112
poor (not rich)59.358132.1225
no-nonsense (not dramatic)59.363929.7243
mysterious (not unambiguous)59.164730.6261
tactful (not indiscreet)59.1100731.0114
emotional (not unemotional)59.1120730.137
random (not pointed)58.932629.944
overspender (not penny-pincher)58.859429.6149
goth (not flower child)58.849832.236
outsider (not insider)58.774932.5277
lowbrow (not highbrow)58.636928.9182
sorrowful (not cheery)58.297727.0255
jealous (not compersive)58.271127.5224
grateful (not entitled)58.274829.242
side character (not main character)58.282733.523
miserable (not joyful)58.197925.997
gamer (not non-gamer)58.150535.744
lover (not fighter)58.175727.038
wise (not foolish)57.993027.3279
🦄 (not 🐴)57.959735.6100
🛌 (not 🧗)57.945533.8163
whimsical (not rational)57.762228.7287
transient (not permanent)57.649029.3207
insulting (not complimentary)57.669229.3212
not genocidal (not genocidal)57.6130129.529
factual (not poetic)57.491332.162
earth (not air)57.3108633.235
gloomy (not sunny)57.292626.030
factual (not exaggerating)57.280033.637
quarrelsome (not warm)57.189029.1257
💪 (not 🧠)57.146830.9122
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)57.190934.695
cat person (not dog person)57.175436.129
ludicrous (not sensible)56.960227.6245
🥰 (not 🙃)56.984335.7166
epic (not deep)56.970635.449
pack rat (not minimalist)56.859332.1104
whippersnapper (not sage)56.771432.543
hypochondriac (not stoic)56.751134.931
altruistic (not selfish)56.4100428.3252
equitable (not hypocritical)56.389727.0218
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)56.363327.041
unprepared (not hoarder)56.249825.8226
rustic (not cultured)56.254930.541
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')56.139130.0175
🤫 (not 🤔)56.146235.3105
unassuming (not pretentious)56.061530.2124
physical (not intellectual)55.858130.0234
nurturing (not poisonous)55.7109627.1238
fixable (not unfixable)55.7107930.743
vain (not demure)55.684327.4237
🥳 (not 🥴)55.661235.2120
emotional (not logical)55.595629.8243
off-key (not musical)55.591132.441
specialist (not generalist)55.1110829.4173
bitter (not sweet)55.085126.8218
🦇 (not 🐿)54.969033.6104
English (not German)54.9168336.745
👽 (not 🤡)54.795632.4105
frugal (not lavish)54.599427.7231
reassuring (not fearmongering)54.4108632.538
touchy-feely (not distant)54.475232.732
metaphorical (not literal)54.349333.1278
lazy (not diligent)54.221125.4218
oppressed (not privileged)54.258728.238
active (not slothful)54.1164328.6260
crazy (not sane)54.090627.5110
western (not eastern)54.0141834.3154
Greek (not Roman)53.963732.139
unmotivated (not motivated)53.814029.545
🤠 (not 🤑)53.6117034.9100
luddite (not technophile)53.588126.0186
practical (not imaginative)53.5118529.8235
go-getter (not slugabed)53.5169829.193
🎨 (not 🏀)53.3116035.140
vague (not precise)53.148927.5232
💔 (not 💝)53.182635.3160
melee (not ranged)53.061227.730
animalistic (not human)52.946430.2229
vengeful (not forgiving)52.892829.5234
biased (not impartial)52.7150629.9232
cosmopolitan (not provincial)52.798831.5206
obsessed (not aloof)52.6139929.4246
clumsy (not coordinated)52.660128.3223
first-mate (not captain)52.594433.0240
deranged (not reasonable)52.377430.5112
empirical (not theoretical)52.2112229.1212
low-tech (not high-tech)51.995327.2211
objective (not subjective)51.489131.2187
open-book (not secretive)51.366630.339
resolute (not wavering)51.2150329.695
chosen one (not everyman)51.2110330.631
low self esteem (not narcissistic)51.076331.647
bad-cook (not good-cook)51.0101526.830
nonpolitical (not political)50.979232.3205
🐷 (not 🐮)50.964029.9154
socialist (not libertarian)50.276434.8226
machiavellian (not transparent)50.598230.538

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Nicky Nichols based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Patrick Verona (0.829)
  2. Wynonna Earp (0.827)
  3. Randle Patrick McMurphy (0.823)
  4. Eleanor Shellstrop (0.808)
  5. JJ (0.808)
  6. Dean Winchester (0.798)
  7. Lillian Kaushtupper (0.797)
  8. Natalie (0.791)
  9. Fleabag (0.791)
  10. Haymitch Abernathy (0.791)
  1. Ashley Wilkes (-0.636)
  2. Caleb Prior (-0.573)
  3. Peter (-0.573)
  4. Matt Braden (-0.533)
  5. Cyril Figgis (-0.529)
  6. Principal Skinner (-0.521)
  7. Choi Yeon-gyo (-0.507)
  8. Stu (-0.501)
  9. Charlotte York (-0.499)
  10. Dr. Marcus Brody (-0.495)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Nicky Nichols to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Nicky Nichols is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


  Updated: 02 December 2022
  Copyright: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
  Privacy policy