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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
nip /nip/
  • danh từ
    • (viết tắt) của Nipponese
    • cốc rượu nhỏ
      • to tkae a nip: uống một cốc rượu nhỏ
      • a nip of whisky: một cốc nhỏ rượu uytky
  • danh từ
    • cái cấu, cái véo, cái cắn, cái kẹp
      • to give someone a nip: cấu (véo) ai
    • sự tê buốt, sự tê cóng; cơn giá rét cắt da cắt thịt
    • sự thui chột, sự lụi đi (cây cối vì giá rét)
    • (nghĩa bóng) lời nói cay độc, lời nói đay nghiến
    • (kỹ thuật) cái kìm, cái kẹp, cái mỏ cặp
    • động từ
      • cắn, nay, cấu, véo, bấm, kẹp, quắp
        • to nip one's finger in the door: kẹp ngón tay ở cửa
      • (nip off) ngắt
        • to nip off the flower bud: ngắt nụ hoa
      • tàn phá, phá hoại; làm cho lụi đi, làm cho thui chột đi
        • to nip in the bud: (nghĩa bóng) bóp chết ngay từ khi còn trứng nước
      • lạnh buốt; làm tê buốt, cắt da cắt thịt (gió, rét)
        • the wind nips hard this morning: sáng hôm nay gió lạnh buốt
      • (từ lóng) bắt, tóm cổ, giữ lại
      • (từ lóng) xoáy, ăn cắp vặt
      • (kỹ thuật) bẻ gây, cắt đứt
      • (kỹ thuật) kẹp chặt
      • to nip along
        • chạy vội đi
      • to nip in
        • lẻn nhanh vào, chạy vụt vào
      • nói xen vào, ngắt lời
      • to nip out
        • lẻn nhanh ra, chạy vụt ra
      • to nip off
        • chạy vụt đi, chuồn thãng
      • to nip on ahead
        • chạy lên trước, chạy lên đầu
      • to nip up
        • nhặt vội
      • (từ lóng) trèo thoăn thoắt; bước lên thoăn thoắt
    Concise Dictionary
    +a small drink of liquor
    +(offensive slang) a person of Japanese descent
    +the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    +the property of being moderately cold
    +a tart spicy quality
    +a small sharp bite or snip
    +squeeze tightly between the fingers
    +give a small sharp bite to
    +sever or remove by pinching or snipping

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 bite, nibble; pinch, snip, clip, cut, snap, tweak, twitch, trim, lop, crop, shear; grip, squeeze:
    The dog nipped the postman's ankle. Nip off the suckers to promote healthy growth of the tomatoes
    2 nip in the bud. stop, arrest, check, thwart, frustrate, stymie, forestall; quash, squelch, suppress, extinguish, put down:
    The revolt of the army officers was nipped in the bud.
    3 bite, nibble, morsel, pinch, snip:
    The deer had taken nips off the tips of the shrubbery.
    4 chill, coldness, iciness, sharpness, tang, bite:
    There's a definite wintry nip in the air tonight.
    taste, drop, sip, soupçon, portion, swallow, gulp, mouthful, finger, Brit peg, tot, draught, Scots dram, US draft, Colloq snort, shot:
    I had a few nips of brandy to ward off the cold.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb (-pp-)
    1 ~ (at sth) to give sb/sth a quick painful bite or PINCH: [VN] He winced as the dog nipped his ankle. + [V] She nipped at my arm.
    2 ~ (at sth) (of cold, wind, etc.) to harm or damage sth: [V] The icy wind nipped at our faces. + [VN] growing shoots nipped by frost
    3 [V +adv./prep.] (BrE, informal) to go somewhere quickly and/or for only a short time: He's just nipped out to the bank. + A car nipped in (= got in quickly) ahead of me.
    Idioms: nip sth in the bud to stop sth when it has just begun because you can see that problems will come from it
    Phrasal Verbs: nip sth<->off to remove a part of sth with your finger or with scissors, etc.
    + noun
    1 the act of giving sb a small bite or PINCH (= squeezing their skin between your finger and thumb): The dog gave her a painful nip on the leg.
    2 (informal) a feeling of cold: There was a real nip in the air.
    See also - NIPPY
    3 (informal) a small drink of strong alcohol: a nip of brandy
    Idioms: nip and tuck (especially AmE) = neck and neck at NECK

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