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Definition of 'sip'

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He sipped his coffee while he kicked at the steel foot rail and listened to it ring. Zindell, David The Broken God (1993) Just one sip made me want to giggle and spin with my arms out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Visitors can sample strawberries and sip champagne while drinking in the surroundings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They took a glass each and sipped it gingerly. Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Irving continued to sip a glass of lemonade. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)Most people are lounging about sipping champagne. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He takes another sip from his straw. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He chanced another sip of the steaming brew and winced at the taste. Iain Gale Man of Honour (2007)He sipped his glass of wine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The problem is that 60 per cent of the people cannot take a sip. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We sipped coffee and exchanged a slightly flirty glance, while his mother continued to beam away. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Just the tiniest sips fill your mouth with flavour, but it really does suck without food. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Imagine sipping champagne on a blanket, surrounded by wild flowers alongside a rushing river. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Soon you'll be sipping your coffee on the move. The Sun (2014)I was encouraging him to take sips because he was eating salty things. The Sun (2012)SHE spends her days sipping champagne, splashing the cash in designer boutiques and mingling with footballers. The Sun (2013)During the exam it is a good idea to keep taking small sips of liquid, provided you have been to the loo before you begin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When the song ended, he sat quietly for a while, sipping a small vodka. Duncan Hamilton Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)Returning to the bedroom to sip the sweet liquid, I sat by the bed and watched my sleeping family. Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)

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Translations for 'sip'

British English: sip VERB
If you sip a drink or sip at it, you drink by taking just a small amount at a time.
Jessica sipped her drink thoughtfully.
  • American English: sip
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bebericar
  • Chinese: 小口地喝
  • European Spanish: beber a sorbos
  • French: boire à petites gorgées
  • German: nippen an
  • Italian: sorseggiare
  • Japanese: ちびちび飲む
  • Korean: 조금 마시다
  • European Portuguese: bebericar
  • Spanish: beber a sorbos
British English: sip NOUN
A sip is a small amount of drink that you take into your mouth.
Harry took a sip of bourbon.
  • American English: sip
  • Brazilian Portuguese: gole
  • Chinese: 一小口的量
  • European Spanish: sorbo
  • French: petite gorgée
  • German: Schlückchen
  • Italian: sorso
  • Japanese: 一口
  • Korean: 한 모금
  • European Portuguese: gole
  • Spanish: sorbo

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