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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
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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

Related to SIP

SIPPING Defined for Kids

1sip

verb \ˈsip\
sippedsip·ping

Definition of SIP for Kids

:  to take small drinks of

2sip

noun

Definition of SIP for Kids

1
:  the act of taking a small drink
2
:  a small amount taken by sipping

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