What is another word for nips?

Pronunciation: [nˈɪps] (IPA)

The word "nips" may have different meanings in different contexts, but some synonyms that can be used in different contexts are pinches, bites, tweaks, grasps, clutches, squeezes, compressions, and presses. In the context of alcohol, "nips" may refer to small quantities or shots, and the synonyms could be sips, swigs, drinks, gulps, or slugs. In the sense of cutting or trimming, "nips" can be replaced with synonyms like clips, snips, cuts, slices, or chops. Overall, the synonyms for "nips" vary depending on the context and usage, but they all convey the idea of a small, quick action or movement.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      pine, Nas, NS.
    • Noun, plural
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What are the hypernyms for Nips?

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Usage examples for Nips

"The men," he said, "who didn't take pegs there at all, all died for certain, and men who took nips and pegs in excess died too; a few, however, who took them in moderation survived."
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
He was like a large dog, gravely presenting his shoulder to the nips of a toy terrier.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
He had taken to secret drinking too; little nips at odd intervals, both in his room and in his private office.
"Jack O' Judgment"
Edgar Wallace

Famous quotes with Nips

  • A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person.
    Dawn Powell
  • Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us put out more and better ideas if our efforts are truly appreciated.
    Alexander Osborn

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