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kip

noun \ ˈkip \

Definition of kip

1 :bed
  • ready for the kip after this screwball day
  • —K. M. Dodson
2 chiefly British :sleep, nap
  • roused the … family from their kip
  • —Sylvia Margolis

Origin and Etymology of kip

perhaps from Danish kippe cheap tavern

Other Fur and Leather Terms


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kip

verb \ ˈkip \

Definition of kip

kipped; kipping
intransitive verb
British
:sleep sometimes used with down
  • kip down on a spare bed
  • —Alice Glenday

Examples of kip in a Sentence

  1. Can I kip here tonight?

  2. after a rigorous walk over the Devon moors, I needed to kip down a bit on the daybed

First Known Use of kip

circa 1889

kip Synonyms

Synonyms
catnap, doze, drowse, nap [British], slumber, snooze
Related Words
relax, repose, rest; couch, lay, lie, roost; lull
Near Antonyms
arise, arouse, awake, awaken, get up, rise, rouse, uprise, wake (up), waken

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kip

noun \ ˈkip , ˈgip \

Definition of kip

plural kip or kips
the basic monetary unit of Laos — see Money Table

Origin and Etymology of kip

Lao kì:p, literally, ingot


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kip

noun \ ˈkip \

Definition of kip

:a unit of weight equal to 1000 pounds (454 kilograms) used to express deadweight load

Origin and Etymology of kip

kilo- + pound

Other Weights and Measures Terms


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kip

noun \ ˈkip \

Definition of kip

:a bundle of undressed hides of young or small animals; also :one of the hides

Origin and Etymology of kip

obsolete Dutch; akin to Middle Low German kip bundle of hides


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