HyperDic: nipping

English > 2 senses of the word nipping:
ADJECTIVEallnipping, barbed, biting, pungent, mordaciouscapable of wounding
allnipping, crisp, frosty, nippy, snappypleasantly cold and invigorating
nipping > pronunciation
Soundsnih'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > nipping: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of wounding.
Synonymsbarbed, biting, pungent, mordacious
BroadersarcasticExpressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
Spanishmordaz
English > nipping: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningPleasantly cold and invigorating.
Example "a nipping wind"
Synonymscrisp, frosty, nippy, snappy
BroadercoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Spanishfresco
Catalanfresc

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