nip is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

nip Scrabble score: 5

Meaning of nip

  • defeat by a small margin
  • destroy the growth, progress, or fulfillment of nipped in the bud
  • biting quality
  • injure or make numb with cold chill
  • make a quick trip
  • to pinch lightly [v NIPPED, NIPPING, NIPS]
  • with each competitor equaling or closely contesting the speed, scoring, or efforts of the other
  • to drink an alcoholic liquor in small sips
  • Japanese
  • move briskly, nimbly, or quickly
  • to catch hold of and squeeze tightly between two surfaces, edges, or points pinch bite the dog nipped his ankle
  • to check the growth of
  • pinch
  • to pinch or bite
  • pinch in (as a garment) a dress nipped at the waist
  • sever by or as if by pinching sharply
  • to affect sharply
  • small drink of alcoholic liquor