nip off

phrasal verb
nipped off; nipping off; nips off

Definition of nip 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nip%20off. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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