\ ˈthrip \
thripped; thripped; thripping; thrips

Definition of thrip

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : to snap (the fingers) softly
2 : to twitch slightly

thrip

noun
\ " \
plural thrips or thrip

Definition of thrip (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British
: thrips

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History and Etymology for thrip

Transitive verb

imitative

Noun

back-formation

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“Thrip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrip. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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