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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

Full Definition of sip

sippedsip·ping

  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

sip·per noun

Examples of sip

  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

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



15th Century

First Known Use of sip

15th century



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