nip - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlenipping
past tensenipped
past participlenipped
  1. 1
    [intransitive] British informal to go somewhere quickly and for only a short time

    She’s just nipped out for some milk.

    1. a.
      to run or move somewhere quickly

      Flynn nipped in to score the winning goal.

       Synonyms and related words
       Synonyms and related words
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to bite someone gently
    1. a.
      to squeeze something between your thumb and fingers