English dictionary definition of:



  • a small sharp bite or snip
  • a tart spicy quality
  • the property of being moderately cold
  • the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
  • (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
  • a small drink of liquor


  • give a small sharp bite to
  • sever or remove by pinching or snipping
  • squeeze tightly between the fingers


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 1: Section 3 and learn about the word nip in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with a or i.

Scrabble score for nip

Scrabble score = 5

generated at 10:10:15 on 20-12-19

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