Snip Definition

snĭp
snipped, snipping, snips
verb
snipped, snipping, snips
To make a short, quick cut or cuts.
Webster's New World
To cut with scissors or shears in a short, quick stroke or strokes.
Webster's New World
To remove by or as by such cutting.
Webster's New World
To reduce the price of a product, to create a snip.
Wiktionary
To break off; to snatch away.
Wiktionary
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noun
snips
A small cut made with scissors, etc.
Webster's New World
The sound of this.
Webster's New World
A small piece cut off.
Webster's New World
Any small piece; bit.
Webster's New World
One that is small or slight in size or stature.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Snip

Noun

Singular:
snip
Plural:
snips

Origin of Snip

  • Dutch or Low German snippen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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