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Definition of 'snip'


  1. a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
       Synonyms: snippet snipping
  2. the act of clipping or snipping
       Synonyms: clip clipping


  1. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
       Synonyms: nip nip off clip snip off
  2. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
       Synonyms: clip crop trim lop dress prune cut back

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