Italian translation of 'nip'
there's a nip in the air
l'aria è pungente
to nip sth in the bud (figurative)
- (prune, bud, shoot)
- (subj, cold)
stroncare qc sul nascere
- (British, informal)
to nip inside
andar dentro un attimoto nip out/down/up
fare un salto fuori/giù/di soprawhere has she nipped off to?
dov'è sparita?I nipped round to the shop
ho fatto un salto al negozio
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)
Trends of 'nip'
Used Occasionally. nip 1 is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of nip from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary