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Adjective
Having a low or subnormal temperature
“… a group of campers waking up to the nipping air of a Rocky Mountain morning.”
Adjective
Horrifying or frightening
Noun
Tight pressing
Verb
Present participle for bite or pinch sharply
“Alpha dogs nip subordinates under the chin as corrections.”
Verb
Present participle for to go quickly
“He can't nip off to the pub without someone demolishing first his house and then his planet.”
Verb
Present participle for to catch and enclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed
“That guy nipped my wallet from the restaurant table when I turned away.”
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