Definitions for nip

Definitions for (noun) nip

Main entry: nip, pinch

Definition: a small sharp bite or snip

Main entry: nip, tang, tanginess, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, zest

Definition: a tart spicy quality

Main entry: chilliness, coolness, nip

Definition: the property of being moderately cold

Usage: the chilliness of early morning

Main entry: tang, flavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, smack

Definition: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Main entry: Nip, Jap

Definition: (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent

Main entry: shot, nip

Definition: a small drink of liquor

Usage: he poured a shot of whiskey

Definitions for (verb) nip

Main entry: nip

Definition: give a small sharp bite to

Usage: The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles

Main entry: clip, snip, snip off, nip, nip off

Definition: sever or remove by pinching or snipping

Usage: nip off the flowers

Main entry: nip, tweet, twinge, twitch, pinch, squeeze

Definition: squeeze tightly between the fingers

Usage: He pinched her behind; She squeezed the bottle

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