Definition of Snip off

1. Verb. Sever or remove by pinching or snipping. "Nip off the flowers"

Exact synonyms: Clip, Nip, Nip Off, Snip
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Clip, Clipper, Clipper, Clipping, Snip, Snip, Snipping



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snip Off

snigging
sniggle
sniggled
sniggler
snigglers
sniggles
sniggling
sniglet
sniglets
snigs
snip
snip off (current term)
snipe
snipe hunt
snipe hunts
snipebill
snipebills
sniped
snipefish
snipelike
sniper
sniper rifle
sniper rifles
sniperlike
snipers
sniperscope

Literary usage of Snip off

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"Orig. to 'snip off' the end of a thing; cf. Icel. ... Snuff '2\ to snip off the top of a candle- ¡ Der. sobriety, ..."

2. An Elementary Course of Practical Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Newton Parker (1900)
"snip off a small piece from an inflated urinary bladder of a frog which has ... snip off a small piece—about Jth inch long —from any of the body-muscles of ..."

3. An Elementary Course of Practical Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Newton Parker (1900)
"snip off a small piece from an inflated urinary bladder of a frog which has been ... Or, snip off a very small piece—not bigger than a pin's head—from the ..."

4. An Index of Surgery: Being a Concise Classification of the Main Facts and by Charles Robert Bell Keetley (1885)
"Smith's clamp, ivory side downwards, snip off piles with scissors, sear bases with actual or with galvanic cautery. Latter said to cause least after-pain. ..."

5. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"snuffing, listig cut off (the stalks 1. the tops): snip off: ... cut (1. snip) off the tops and roots of turnips. lisa addition; (l(says) Increase, ..."

6. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... cut off (the stalks 1. the tops); snip off; ... cut (1. snip) off the tops and roots of turnips. ..."

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