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nipped

adjective

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nipped

verb
past tense of nip

Synonyms & Antonyms of nipped (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • I'm just going to nip these hedges, and then I'll be done with the work outside

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2 to squeeze tightly between two surfaces, edges, or points
  • the puppy nipped her hand while playing

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3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • that guy nipped my wallet from the restaurant table when I turned away

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“Nipped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nipped. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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