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Definition of 'nipping'

See also: nip 


  1. capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
       Synonyms: barbed biting pungent mordacious
  2. pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky' is a British term)
       Synonyms: crisp frosty nippy snappy parky

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