Definitions for NIPnɪp
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a small drink of liquor
"he poured a shot of whiskey"
relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(noun)
the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
chilliness, coolness, nip(noun)
the property of being moderately cold
"the chilliness of early morning"
nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest(noun)
a tart spicy quality
a small sharp bite or snip
pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch(verb)
squeeze tightly between the fingers
"He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
give a small sharp bite to
"The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles"
nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off(verb)
sever or remove by pinching or snipping
"nip off the flowers"
To make a quick, short journey or errand; usually roundtrip.
Why donu2019t you nip down to the groceru2019s for some milk?
A Japanese person
Origin: Probably from a form of nipen. Cognate with nive; knipen; kneipen and kneifen, hnippa; knebti.
a sip or small draught; esp., a draught of intoxicating liquor; a dram
to catch and inclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon
to remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip
hence: To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor of; to destroy
to vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt
a seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice
a pinch with the nails or teeth
a small cut, or a cutting off the end
a blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost
a biting sarcasm; a taunt
a short turn in a rope
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Something bracing from without or within When felt in the air, it's a frost. When found in a glass, a life saver.
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