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clip1

clip1

 
pronunciation:
klIp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: clipped, clipping, clips
definition 1: to cut off, cut out, or trim with scissors or shears.
He clipped an article from a magazine.She clipped her fingernails.
synonyms:
cut, trim
similar words:
crop, mow, nip, pare, prune, shave, shear, snip
definition 2: (informal) to hit sharply.
He clipped me on the ear.
synonyms:
hit, knock
similar words:
jab, punch, slap, smack, strike
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of clipping, or a single such cut.
Give those bushes by the driveway a clip.
synonyms:
cut
similar words:
cropping, shaving, shearing, snipping, trim
definition 2: (informal) a quick, sharp blow.
The boxer took a clip on the chin.
synonyms:
blow, hit
similar words:
knock, punch, slap, smack
definition 3: a fast rate of speed.
The bike raced down the hill at a frightening clip.
synonyms:
speed, velocity
similar words:
pace, rate
derivation: clippable (adj.)
Word Builder: clip +
  • clippers:
    a tool for clipping.
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