Definition of 'neap'
Example sentences containing 'neap'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Now wait... but you continue, limping as you walk, while darkness filters into the saucer of land like a neap tide. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (1999)At neap tides, in stormy weather, I've known the water come just a couple of inches below my wall. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES (1999)Springs alternate with neap tides which rise and fall much less. THE BOOK LADY (1999)
Trends of 'neap'
Used Rarely. neap is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of neap from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.