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clip

noun

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  1. a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument an unexpectedly low branch dealt him a clip to the head Synonyms of clip bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, blow, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)Words Related to clip counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping


clip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clip

  1. 1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument a mother who's sad to see her little boy's curls clipped for the first time Synonyms of clip bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, trim Words Related to clip skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shorten Near Antonyms of clip elongate, extend, lengthen

  2. 2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner the pitch clipped the batter's helmet with enough force to knock it clean off his head Synonyms of clip bang, bash, bat, belt, biff, bludgeon, bob, bonk, bop, box, bust, clap, hit, clobber, clock, clout, crack, hammer, knock, nail, paste, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, swipe, tag, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale, zapWords Related to clip batter, beat, buffet, bung, chop, cuff, drub, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lick, mangle, maul, pelt, pepper, pommel, pummel, rough; scuff; bunt, flick, stroke, tap; bump, butt, jab, jostle, kick, knee, poke, prod, push, shove, stamp; bowl (down or over), cream, deck, dump [slang], fell, floor, knock down, level; rabbit-punch, sucker punch; cane, club, cudgel, flail, flog, lash, sap, slash, sledge, sledgehammer, spear, stab, switch, thrash, whip; bean, brain, conk, skull


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