Snips



verb (used with object), snipped, snipping.
1.
to cut with a small, quick stroke, or a succession of such strokes, with scissors or the like.
2.
to remove or cut off (something) by or as by cutting in this manner:
to snip a rose.
verb (used without object), snipped, snipping.
3.
to cut with small, quick strokes.
noun
4.
the act of snipping, as with scissors.
5.
a small cut made by snipping.
6.
a small piece snipped off.
7.
a small piece, bit, or amount of anything:
a snip of food.
8.
Informal. a small or insignificant person.
9.
Informal. a presumptuous or impertinent person.
10.
snips, small, strong hand shears used by sheet metal workers.
11.
British Informal. a bargain.
plural noun
1.
a small pair of shears used for cutting sheet metal Also called tin snips
verb snips, snipping, snipped
1.
to cut or clip with a small quick stroke or a succession of small quick strokes, esp with scissors or shears
noun
2.
the act of snipping
3.
the sound of scissors or shears closing
4.
Also called snipping. a small piece of anything, esp one that has been snipped off
5.
a small cut made by snipping
6.
(mainly Brit) an informal word for bargain
7.
(informal) something easily done; cinch
8.
(US & Canadian, informal) a small or insignificant person or thing, esp an irritating or insolent one
interjection
9.
(often reiterated) a representation of the sound of scissors or shears closing

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