sip


1sip

verb \ˈsip\

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

sippedsip·ping

Full Definition of SIP

intransitive verb
:  to take a sip of something especially repeatedly
transitive verb
1
:  to drink in small quantities
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

2sip

noun

Definition of SIP

1
:  a small draft taken with the lips
2
:  the act of sipping

Examples of SIP

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

First Known Use of SIP

15th century

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