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Adjective: clipped  klipt
  1. Cut or trimmed by clipping
    "a handsome man with a clipped moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a clipped poodle"
     
  2. (of speech) having quick short sounds
    "a clipped upper-class accent"
Verb: clip (clipped,clipping)  klip
  1. Sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    "clip off the flowers";
    - nip, nip off, snip, snip off
     
  2. Run at a moderately swift pace
    - trot, jog
     
  3. Attach with a clip
    "clip the papers together"
     
  4. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    "clip the plants in the garden";
    - snip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
     
  5. Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    "Personal freedom is clipped in many countries";
    - curtail, cut short

See also: cut, short, trimmed

Type of: attach, cut, run, shorten, thin out

Antonym: unclip

Encyclopedia: Clipped

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