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snip

verb

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to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • snipped the loose ends

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snip

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1 a very small piece
  • cleared out the snips of paper that had been clogging the machine

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2 British something bought or offered for sale at a desirable price
  • that antique urn that we bought at London's Portobello Road Market was a real snip

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The first known use of snip was in 1558

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“Snip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snip. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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