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Overview of verb nip

The verb nip has 3 senses

  • pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch -- (squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle")

  • nip -- (give a small sharp bite to; "The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles")

  • nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off -- (sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers")

Overview of adj nipping

The adj nipping has 2 senses

  • barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordacious -- (capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire")

  • crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy -- (pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather")