HyperDic: nipper

English > 2 senses of the word nipper:
NOUNperson nipper, child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlinga young person of either sex
animalnipper, claw, chela, pincera grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
nipper > pronunciation
Soundsnih'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > nipper: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA young person of either sex.
Synonymschild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling
Partschild's bodyThe body of a human child
NarrowerbairnA child
busterA robust child
changelingA child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder childA prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
foster-child, foster child, fosterlingA child who is raised by foster parents
imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagOne who is playfully mischievous
kiddy, kiddieA young child
orphanA child who has lost both parents
peanutA young child who is small for his age
pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
poster childA child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes
preschooler, kindergartner, kindergartenerA child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
sillyA word used for misbehaving children
sprogA child
toddler, yearling, tot, bambinoA young child
urchinPoor and often mischievous city child
waif, street childA homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
Broaderjuvenile, juvenile personA young person, not fully developed
Spanishalevín, chango, chaval, chico, chiqüelo, chiquillo, cría, criatura, crío, joven, jovenzuelo, menor de edad, menor, mozalbete, muchachuelo, nene, niño, pececillo, tike
Catalancriatura, jove, menor, nen, tike, xaval, xic
English > nipper: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods.
Synonymsclaw, chela, pincer
Part ofcrustaceanAny mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Broaderextremity, appendage, memberAn external body part that projects from the body
Spanishpinza
Catalanpinça
Verbsnipsqueeze tightly between the fingers

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