nip off

phrasal verb

nipped off; nipping off; nips off
: to remove (something) by squeezing it tightly between the fingers or the parts of a tool
He nipped off the bud with his fingers.
She nipped the dead branches off with her clippers.

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“Nip off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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