Variant of snip
- to cut with scissors or shears in a short, quick stroke or strokes
- to remove by or as by such cutting
Origin: Du snippen, akin to snap
- a small cut made with scissors, etc.
- the sound of this
- a small piece cut off
- any small piece; bit
- heavy hand shears used esp. for cutting sheet metal
- Informal a young, small, or insignificant person, esp. one regarded as impudent or insolent
- snipper noun
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