/klɪp / (say klip)

verb (clipped, clipping)
verb (t)
1. to cut, or cut off or out, as with shears; trim by cutting.
2. to cut or trim the hair or fleece of; shear.
3. to pare the edge of (a coin).
4. to punch a hole in (a ticket).
5. to cut short; curtail.
6. to omit sounds of (a word) in pronouncing.
7. to hit with a quick, sharp blow.
8. to defraud.
verb (i)
9. to clip or cut something; make the motion of clipping something.
10. to move swiftly.
11. Obsolete to fly rapidly.
12. the act of clipping.
13. anything clipped off.
14. wool clip.
15. (plural) shears.
16. an excerpt from a film.
17. video clip.
18. a quick, sharp blow or punch.
19. Colloquial rate; pace: at a rapid clip.
{Middle English clippen, from Old Norse klippa}
clipped, adjective
[c]/klɪp / (say klip)

1. a device for gripping and holding tightly; a metal clasp, especially one for papers, letters, etc.
2. a flange on the upper surface of a horseshoe.
3. bicycle clip.
4. a holder for ammunition ready for insertion into the magazine of certain weapons.
5. Obsolete an embrace.
verb (t) (clipped, clipping)
6. to grip tightly; hold together by pressure.
7. to encircle; encompass.
8. Obsolete to embrace or hug.
{Middle English clippe(n), Old English clyppan embrace}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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