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    nip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nip

    Definition
    (noun) a small drink of liquor
    Synonyms : shot
    Example Sentence
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
    Definition
    (noun) (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Synonyms : jap
    Definition
    (noun) the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    Synonyms : flavor , flavour , relish , sapidity , savor , savour , smack , tang
    Definition
    (noun) the property of being moderately cold
    Synonyms : chilliness , coolness
    Example Sentence
    • the chilliness of early morning
    Definition
    (noun) a tart spicy quality Definition
    (noun) a small sharp bite or snip
    Synonyms : pinch
    Definition
    (verb) squeeze tightly between the fingers
    Synonyms : pinch , squeeze , tweet , twinge , twitch
    Example Sentence
    • He pinched her behind
    • She squeezed the bottle
    Definition
    (verb) give a small sharp bite to
    Example Sentence
    • The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles
    Definition
    (verb) sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    Synonyms : clip , nip off , snip , snip off
    Example Sentence
    • nip off the flowers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nip

NIP, think it as an abbr. for Not In Progress. So someone is stopping your growth or development.

nip sounds like nib which is a small n sharp...

(Nip)think as nip comes from nipple which is small knob of breast and sharp...

nip = nipple = when kids drink from nipples of their mothers they grow. niip is opposite of that

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