Definition of nip:
- A biting sarcasm; a taunt.
- A blast; a killing of the ends of plants by frost.
- A pinch with the nails or teeth.
- A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice.
- A short turn in a rope.
- A sip or small draught; esp., a draught of intoxicating liquor; a dram.
- Hence: To blast, as by frost; to check the growth or vigor of; to destroy.
- To catch and inclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon.
- To remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip.
- To vex or pain, as by nipping; hence, to taunt.
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diminish (part of speech: verb)
- steal (part of speech: verb)
- "The Story of a Stuffed Elephant", Laura Lee Hope.
- "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
- "The Honorable Percival", Alice Hegan Rice.