Definition of Nippers

1. n. pl. Small pinchers for holding, breaking, or cutting.



Definition of Nippers

1. Noun. (plural of nipper) ¹

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Definition of Nippers

1. nipper [n] - See also: nipper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nippers

nip in the bud
nip off
nip point
nip points
nipa
nipa palm
nipas
nipecotic
nipecotic acid
niperotidine
nipped
nipper
nippered
nippering
nipperkin
nippers (current term)
nippier
nippiest
nippily
nippiness
nippinesses
nipping
nippingly
nippit
nippitate
nippitato
nippitatum
nippitatums
nipple
nipple cactus

Literary usage of Nippers

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1. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"traveler is sleeping soundly, he takes from his pocket a pair of slender, small nippers, a bent piece of wire, and a piece of silk thread. ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In this article, the two middle nippers will bo referred to as the central nippers ; the ones on each side of these, as the middle nippers, and the ones at ..."

3. The Horse in the Stable and the Field: his Varieties, Management in Health by J. H. Walsh (1892)
"The plan adopted is to cut off all the nippers with a saw to the proper length, and then with a cutting instrument the operator scoops out an oval cavity in ..."

4. The Horse by Isaac Phillips Roberts (1917)
"At the full age of one year, the marks in the central nippers will be much shorter ... The lateral nippers will show wear, the marks will be longer and more ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"Mrs. nippers took her work, and edged herself into a coterie of which Mrs. ... Mrs. nippers has the sleeve! Mrs. nippers, have you finished that sleeve? ..."

6. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"In this article, the two middle nippers will be referred to as the central nippers; the ones on each side of these, as the middle nippers, and the ones at ..."

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