Adjective "Clip" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Clip


    Definition:

    1. to cut, or cut off or out, as with shears: to clip a rose from a bush.

    2. to trim by cutting: to clip a hedge.

    3. to cut or trim the hair or fleece of; shear: to clip a poodle.

    4. to pare the edge of (a coin).Compare sweat (def 22).

    5. to cut short; curtail: We clipped our visit by a week to return home earlier.

    6. to pronounce rapidly, with precise articulation and with omission of certain sounds, as of un

    Origin:
    clip

    Examples:

    "mid-springs can be clip."