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Noun: nipper  ni-pu(r)
  1. [informal] A young person of either sex
    "she writes books for nippers";
    - child, kid [informal], youngster, minor, shaver [informal], small fry [informal], tiddler [Brit, informal], tike [informal], tyke [informal], fry [archaic], nestling [informal], wean [UK, Ireland, dialect], kiddy [informal], kiddie [informal]
  2. A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    - claw, chela, pincer

Derived forms: nippers

Type of: appendage, extremity, juvenile, juvenile person, member

Part of: crustacean

Encyclopedia: Nipper