French translation of 'nip'
1. (= pinch) pincer
2. (= bite) mordre
1. (= pinch) pincement m
2. (= bite) morsure f
to give sb a nip mordre qn
3. (= drink)
(= small glassful) petit verre m
(= sip) gorgée f
Phrasal verbsnip at, nip down, nip into, nip out, nip to, nip up
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Example Sentences Including 'nip'
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He wondered if April knew that the chain would nip and gnaw at the hair on his chest.PEARL COVE (2001)
But her waist was so tiny, she yearned to nip it in further still, to swish with layers of petticoats.THE GOLDEN LION (2001)
The Magistrate smoothed down his beard and inserted a small nip of whisky before replying.THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2001)
Right, let's get into the warmth; there's quite a nip in theTHE GOSPEL MAKERS (2001)
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Translation of nip from the Collins English to French Dictionary