Nip(n.) A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice.
Nip(n.) A pinch with the nails or teeth.
Nip(n.) A small cut, or a cutting off the end.
Nip(n.) A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost.
Nip(n.) A biting sarcasm; a taunt.
Nip(n.) A short turn in a rope.
Nip(n.) A sip or small draught; esp., a draught of intoxicating liquor; a dram.
Nip(v. t.) To catch and inclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon.
Nip(v. t.) To remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip.
Nip(v. t.) Hence: To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor of; to destroy.
Nip(v. t.) To vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt.
Nipped(imp. & p. p.) of Nip
Nipping(a.) Biting; pinching; painful; destructive; as, a nipping frost; a nipping wind.
Nipping(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Nip
Nippingly(adv.) In a nipping manner.
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