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Verb: snip (snipped,snipping)  snip
  1. Cut or sever by pinching or cutting with small strokes of scissors, pruning shears, etc.
    "snip off the flowers";
    - nip, nip off, clip, snip off
     
  2. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    "snip the plants in the garden";
    - clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
Noun: snip  snip
  1. The act of clipping or snipping
    - clip, clipping
     
  2. A small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    - snippet, snipping
     
  3. [Brit] An advantageous purchase
    "she got a snip at the auction";
    - bargain, buy, steal

Derived forms: snipped, snipping, snips

Type of: cut, cutting, cutting off, piece, purchase, thin out

Encyclopedia: Snip, Snap, Snorum