Synonyms for nip

Synonyms for (noun) nip

Synonyms: nip, pinch

Definition: a small sharp bite or snip

Similar words: snip, clip, clipping

Definition: the act of clipping or snipping


Similar words: chomp, bite

Definition: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws


Synonyms: nip, tang, tanginess, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, zest

Definition: a tart spicy quality

Similar words: spice, spicery, spiciness

Definition: the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored


Synonyms: chilliness, coolness, nip

Definition: the property of being moderately cold

Usage: the chilliness of early morning

Similar words: cold, coldness, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature

Definition: the absence of heat

Usage: the coldness made our breath visible; come in out of the cold; cold is a vasoconstrictor


Synonyms: tang, flavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, smack

Definition: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Similar words: taste, taste perception, taste sensation, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation

Definition: the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

Usage: the candy left him with a bad taste; the melon had a delicious taste


Synonyms: Nip, Jap

Definition: (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent

Similar words: Japanese, Nipponese

Definition: a native or inhabitant of Japan


Synonyms: shot, nip

Definition: a small drink of liquor

Usage: he poured a shot of whiskey

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) nip

Synonyms: nip

Definition: give a small sharp bite to

Usage: The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles

Similar words: bite, seize with teeth

Definition: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

Usage: Gunny invariably tried to bite her


Synonyms: clip, snip, snip off, nip, nip off

Definition: sever or remove by pinching or snipping

Usage: nip off the flowers

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: nip, tweet, twinge, twitch, pinch, squeeze

Definition: squeeze tightly between the fingers

Usage: He pinched her behind; She squeezed the bottle

Similar words: grip

Definition: hold fast or firmly

Usage: He gripped the steering wheel