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1. clipping

noun. ['ˈklɪpɪŋ'] an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine.

Synonyms

  • press clipping
  • selection
  • extract
  • newspaper clipping
  • excerpt
  • excerption
  • press cutting

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

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Words that Rhyme with Clipping

  • outstripping
  • stripping
  • equipping
  • whipping
  • tripping
  • slipping
  • skipping
  • gripping
  • flipping
  • dripping
  • zipping
  • tipping
  • sipping
  • shipping
  • ripping
  • nipping
  • dipping
  • chipping

Example sentences of the word clipping


1. Noun, singular or mass
The low-maintenance corgi even needs a slight trim, not a major clipping, every now and then.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Remove the spent blossoms of the lobelia as they appear by pinching or clipping them away.

Quotes containing the word clipping


1. Some people insist that 'mediocre' is better than 'best.' They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can't fly. They despise brains because they have none.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel

2. clipping

noun. ['ˈklɪpɪŋ'] the act of clipping or snipping.

Synonyms

  • cutting
  • pinch
  • snip
  • nip
  • cutting off
  • clip

Antonyms

  • hot
  • kind
  • concentration
  • thicken

3. clipping

noun. ['ˈklɪpɪŋ'] cutting down to the desired size or shape.

Synonyms

  • cutting
  • trim
  • cutting off
  • pruning
  • trimming

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • expand
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