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1. nip

verb. ['ˈnɪp'] squeeze tightly between the fingers.

Synonyms

  • goose
  • pinch
  • tweet
  • twitch
  • squeeze
  • grip
  • tweak

Antonyms

  • mild
  • imperfect
  • agitation
  • fearfulness

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Nip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip
  • yip

Sentences with nip


1. Adjective
0:50 known as nip bone and both of those are

2. Verb, base form
You can nip this habit in the bud by feeding the squirrels yourself.

3. Noun, plural
Watch and listen closely to see if your dog yips, flinches, gasps or tries to nip.

2. nip

verb. ['ˈnɪp'] give a small sharp bite to.

Synonyms

  • bite

Antonyms

  • humane
  • original

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. nip

noun. ['ˈnɪp'] a small sharp bite or snip.

Synonyms

  • bite
  • pinch
  • clipping
  • snip
  • clip

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • tasteless
  • abstain
  • fancy

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. nip

verb. ['ˈnɪp'] sever or remove by pinching or snipping.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • snip
  • nip off
  • clip

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • alive
  • near
  • conscious

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. nip

noun. ['ˈnɪp'] the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • flavor
  • savor
  • gustatory perception
  • taste
  • vanilla
  • sapidity
  • gustatory sensation
  • taste perception
  • relish
  • taste sensation
  • flavour
  • lemon
  • tang
  • smack

Antonyms

  • gain
  • bore
  • emotionality
  • responsiveness

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. nip

noun. ['ˈnɪp'] the property of being moderately cold.

Synonyms

  • chilliness
  • frigidness
  • low temperature
  • cold
  • coldness
  • coolness

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. Nip

noun. (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent.

Synonyms

  • Jap
  • Nipponese

8. nip

noun. ['ˈnɪp'] a small drink of liquor.

Synonyms

  • small indefinite amount
  • shot

Antonyms

  • unfrozen
  • hot
  • passionate

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. nip

noun. ['ˈnɪp'] a tart spicy quality.

Synonyms

  • spiciness
  • tanginess
  • piquantness
  • spicery
  • zest
  • spice
  • piquancy
  • tang

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • push
  • stand still
  • refrain

Etymology

  • nippen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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