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nipping

adjective

Definition of NIPPING

nip·ping·ly \-lē\ adverb

Examples of NIPPING

  1. <a group of campers waking up to the nipping air of a Rocky Mountain morning>
  2. <better wear a windbreaker if you're going sailing in this nipping wind>

First Known Use of NIPPING

1547

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