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snip

snip

 
 
pronunciation:
snIp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: snipped, snipping, snips
definition 1: to cut or clip with short, quick strokes of shears, scissors, or the like.
definition 2: to remove by cutting or clipping in this way.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to cut something with short, quick strokes.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of snipping or the sound produced by this.
definition 2: a small piece that has been cut off by snipping.
a snip of fabric
similar words:
clip
definition 3: (informal) a small or young person who is either insignificant or rude.
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