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Snip meaning in English

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Snip

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Noun

1. snip, snippet, snipping

a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)

2. clip, clipping, snip

the act of clipping or snipping

Verb

3. clip, nip, nip off, snip, snip off

sever or remove by pinching or snipping

Example Sentences:
'nip off the flowers'

4. clip, crop, cut back, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

Example Sentences:
'dress the plants in the garden'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Snip

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verbWord forms: snips, snipping or snipped
1. 
to cut or clip with a small quick stroke or a succession of small quick strokes, esp with scissors or shears
noun
2. 
the act of snipping
3. 
the sound of scissors or shears closing
4. Also called: snipping
a small piece of anything, esp one that has been snipped off
5. 
a small cut made by snipping
6. mainly British an informal word for bargain
7. informal
something easily done; cinch
8. US and Canadian informal
a small or insignificant person or thing, esp an irritating or insolent one
exclamation
9. (often reiterated)
a representation of the sound of scissors or shears closing

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Snip

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verb transitiveWord forms: snipped or ˈsnipping
1. 
to cut with scissors or shears in a short, quick stroke or strokes
2. 
to remove by or as by such cutting
verb intransitive
3. 
to make a short, quick cut or cuts
noun
4. 
a small cut made with scissors, etc.
5. 
the sound of this
6. 
a. 
a small piece cut off
b. 
any small piece; bit
7.  [pl.]
heavy hand shears used esp. for cutting sheet metal
8.  Informal
a young, small, or insignificant person, esp. one regarded as impudent or insolent

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Snip

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v. snipped, snip·ping, snips
v.tr.
To cut, clip, or separate (something) with short, quick strokes.
v.intr.
To cut or clip with short, quick strokes.
n.
1. An instance of snipping or the sound produced by snipping.
2.
a. A small cut made with scissors or shears.
b. A small piece cut or clipped off.
c. A bit or scrap: snips of information about the merger.
3. Informal
a. One that is small or slight in size or stature.
b. A person regarded as impertinent or mischievous.
4. snips (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Hand shears used in cutting sheet metal.
5. Slang Something easily accomplished.

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