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nip

 
Noun nip has 5 senses
  1. nip, shot - a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"
    --1 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
  2. Jap, Nip - a person of Japanese descent
    --2 is a kind of Japanese, Nipponese
  3. nip, piquance, piquancy, tang, tanginess, zest - a tart spiciness
    --3 is a kind of spiciness, spice, spicery
  4. nip, sip - a small drink
    --4 is a kind of swallow, drink, deglutition
  5. nip, pinch - small sharp biting
    --5 is a kind of bite, chomp
    Derived form: verb nip2
Verb nip has 3 senses
  1. pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch - squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
    --1 is one way to grip
    Derived form: noun nipper2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. nip - give a small sharp bite to; "The Queen's corgies always nip at her staff's ankles"
    --2 is one way to
    bite, seize with teeth
    Derived form: noun nip5
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off - sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
    --3 is one way to cut
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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