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  1. nip, shot(noun)

    a small drink of liquor

    "he poured a shot of whiskey"

  2. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(noun)

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

  3. chilliness, coolness, nip(noun)

    the property of being moderately cold

    "the chilliness of early morning"

  4. nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest(noun)

    a tart spicy quality

  5. nip, pinch(verb)

    a small sharp bite or snip

  6. pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch(verb)

    squeeze tightly between the fingers

    "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

  7. nip(verb)

    give a small sharp bite to

    "The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles"

  8. nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off(verb)

    sever or remove by pinching or snipping

    "nip off the flowers"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nip(Verb)

    To make a quick, short journey or errand; usually roundtrip.

    Why donu2019t you nip down to the groceru2019s for some milk?

  2. Nip(Noun)

    A Japanese person

  3. Origin: Probably from a form of nipen. Cognate with nive; knipen; kneipen and kneifen, hnippa; knebti.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nip(noun)

    a sip or small draught; esp., a draught of intoxicating liquor; a dram

  2. Nip(verb)

    to catch and inclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon

  3. Nip(verb)

    to remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip

  4. Nip(verb)

    hence: To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor of; to destroy

  5. Nip(verb)

    to vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt

  6. Nip(noun)

    a seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice

  7. Nip(noun)

    a pinch with the nails or teeth

  8. Nip(noun)

    a small cut, or a cutting off the end

  9. Nip(noun)

    a blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost

  10. Nip(noun)

    a biting sarcasm; a taunt

  11. Nip(noun)

    a short turn in a rope

  12. Origin: [OE. nipen; cf. D. niipen to pinch, also knippen to nip, clip, pinch, snap, knijpen to pinch, LG. knipen, G. kneipen, kneifen, to pinch, cut off, nip, Lith. knebti.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. NIP

    Something bracing from without or within When felt in the air, it's a frost. When found in a glass, a life saver.

Anagrams of NIP »

  1. NPI

  2. pin, PIN

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