1. clipper

noun. ['ˈklɪpɝ'] shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural).

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Words that Rhyme with Clipper

  • stripper
  • tripper
  • slipper
  • skipper
  • flipper
  • zipper
  • tipper
  • shipper
  • schipper
  • ripper
  • nipper
  • knipper
  • kippur
  • kipper
  • hipper
  • gipper
  • dipper
  • chipper

Example sentences of the word clipper


1. Noun, singular or mass
Trim very long mustache hair with an electric clipper or a pair of small scissors.

2. Adjective
You should always oil the blades with clipper oil before returning the clipper to storage or using it.

Quotes containing the word clipper


1. Soon enough his head would be swimming with tales of derring-do and high adventure, tales of beautiful maidens kissed, of evildoers shot with pistols or fought with swords, of bags of gold, of diamonds as big as the tip of your thumb, of lost cities and of vast mountains, of steam-trains and clipper ships, of pampas, oceans, deserts, tundra.
- Neil Gaiman

2. clipper

noun. ['ˈklɪpɝ'] (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform).

Synonyms

  • circuit
  • electric circuit
  • electrical circuit

3. clipper

noun. ['ˈklɪpɝ'] scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural).

Synonyms

  • pair of scissors

Antonyms

  • closed circuit
  • stay in place

4. clipper

noun. ['ˈklɪpɝ'] a fast sailing ship used in former times.

Synonyms

  • sailing ship
  • clipper ship
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