HyperDic: nip

English > 9 senses of the word nip / Nip:
VERBcontactnip, pinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, twitchsqueeze tightly between the fingers
contactnipgive a small sharp bite to
contactnip, nip off, clip, snip, snip offsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
NOUNquantitynip, shota small drink of liquor
person Nip, Jap(offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
cognitionnip, relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, tangthe taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
attributenip, chilliness, coolnessthe property of being moderately cold
attributenip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zesta tart spicy quality
actnip, pincha small sharp bite or snip
nip / Nip > pronunciation
Soundsnih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > nip: 9 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA small drink of liquor.
Synonymshot
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishchupito, trago, traguito
English > Nip: 9 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent.
SynonymJap
BroaderJapanese, NipponeseA native or inhabitant of Japan
Usage ofdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
CatalanJap
English > nip: 9 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.
Synonymsrelish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, tang
NarrowerlemonA distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
vanillaA distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Spanishgusto, saborear, sabor
Catalansabor
Adjectivesnippya sharp biting taste
English > nip: 9 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe property of being moderately cold.
Synonymschilliness, coolness
Broadercoldness, cold, low temperature, frigidity, frigidnessThe absence of heat
Spanishfrialdad
Catalanfredor
Adjectivesnippypleasantly cold and invigorating
English > nip: 9 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA tart spicy quality.
Synonymspiquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest
Broaderspiciness, spice, spiceryThe property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
Adjectivesnippya sharp biting taste
English > nip: 9 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA small sharp bite or snip.
Synonympinch
Broaderbite, chompThe act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
clip, clipping, snipThe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
Spanishpizco
Catalanpessic
Verbsnipgive a small sharp bite to
English > nip: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsqueeze tightly between the fingers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymspinch, squeeze, twinge, tweet, twitch
Narrowergoosepinch in the buttocks
tweakpinch or squeeze sharply
Broadergriphold fast or firmly
Spanishpellizcar
Catalanapretar lleugerament, pessigar
Nounsnippera grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
English > nip: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningGive a small sharp bite to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles"
Broaderbite, seize with teethTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
Spanishmordiscar
Nounsnipa small sharp bite or snip
English > nip: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"nip off the flowers"
Synonymsnip off, clip, snip, snip off
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar, tijeretear
Catalanretallar, tallar

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