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nipping

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of nipping

  1. 1 having a low or subnormal temperature a group of campers waking up to the nipping air of a Rocky Mountain morning Synonyms of nipping algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, chill, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, icy, cold, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry (also wintery)Words Related to nipping cryogenic, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold; cutting, keen, penetrating, piercing, sharp; bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous; chilled, cooled, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheatedNear Antonyms of nipping lukewarm, tepid; heated, overheated, reheated, warmed; snug, toasty, warm; feverish, flushed, inflamed (also enflamed); canicular, equatorial, muggy, steamy, summery, tropicalAntonyms of nipping ardent, blazing, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, glowing, hot, igneous, molten, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, warming, white-hot

  2. 2 uncomfortably cool better wear a windbreaker if you're going sailing in this nipping wind Synonyms of nipping bitter, bleak, chill, chilling, chilly, nippy, raw, sharpWords Related to nipping bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous, snappy; arctic, bitter, cold, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, glacial, ice-cold, icy, numbing, polar, shivery, wintry (also wintery); subfreezing, subzero; frore, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheatedNear Antonyms of nipping balmy, warm; lukewarm, tepid; heated, warmed



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