What does sip mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sip(verb)

    a small drink

  2. sip(verb)

    drink in sips

    "She was sipping her tea"


  1. sip(Noun)

    A small mouthful of drink

  2. sip(Verb)

    To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time

  3. Origin: From sippen, probably cognate with sipen, from sipian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sip(verb)

    to drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid; as, to sip tea

  2. Sip(verb)

    to draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the flowers

  3. Sip(verb)

    to taste the liquor of; to drink out of

  4. Sip(verb)

    to drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to take a sip or sips of something

  5. Sip(noun)

    the act of sipping; the taking of a liquid with the lips

  6. Sip(noun)

    a small draught taken with the lips; a slight taste

  7. Sip(verb)

    see Seep

  8. Origin: [OE. sippen; akin to OD. sippen, and AS. span to sip, suck up, drink. See Sup, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sip

    sip, v.t. to sup or drink in small quantities: to draw into the mouth: to taste: to drink out of.—v.i. to drink in small quantities: to drink by the lips:—pr.p. sip′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. sipped.—n. the taking of a liquor with the lips: a small draught.—n. Sip′per. [A.S. syppan (assumed), sipian, to soak. Related to súpan, to sup, taste.]

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Anagrams for sip »

  1. IPS, IPs, ISP, pis, PSI, psi

  2. IPS

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sip in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sip in a Sentence

  1. Kyran Quinlan:

    A small sip, say a teaspoon which is 5 milligrams, exposes a child to the nicotine of several packs of cigarettes all at once, parents should know that the highly concentrated liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes is a new deadly poison.

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    It is a positive step that he came ... definitely ... but we still have to move with caution, it's a new Modi in an old bottle; Nawaz Sharif should take it one sip at a time.

  3. Ginger Hultin:

    Alcohol is dehydrating, so make sure to sip on plain or sparkling water if you find yourself wanting to snack.

  4. Nicholas Pollachi:

    I have sometimes sat with a glass and just enjoyed intermittently nosing it for 5 to 10 minutes, savoring the complexities before rewarding myself with an eventual sip.

  5. Knute Rockne:

    Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third.

Images & Illustrations of sip

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