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sip

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verb \ˈsip\

Simple Definition of sip

  • : to drink (a liquid) slowly by taking only small amounts into your mouth

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sip

sippedsipping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to take a sip of something especially repeatedly

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to drink in small quantities

  5. 2 :  to take sips from

sipper noun

Examples of sip in a sentence

  1. She sipped her coffee while she watched the sun rise.

  2. He sipped on the bottle of water.



Origin of sip

Middle English sippen; akin to Low German sippen to sip


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with sip


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sip

noun

Definition of sip

  1. 1 :  a small draft taken with the lips

  2. 2 :  the act of sipping



Examples of sip in a sentence

  1. <there are a few sips left in the glass>



15th Century

First Known Use of sip

15th century


SIP Defined for Kids

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sip

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verb \ˈsip\

Definition of sip for Students

sippedsipping

  1. :  to take small drinks of




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sip

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noun

Definition of sip for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of taking a small drink

  2. 2 :  a small amount taken by sipping





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