(noun, verb)


1. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

Similar word(s): magazine

Definition categories: man–made

2. an instance or single occasion for some event

- he could do ten at a clip

Similar word(s): time

Definition categories: event, case, example, instance

3. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

Definition categories: man–made, fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

4. an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress

Definition categories: man–made, jewellery, jewelry

5. the act of clipping or snipping

Similar word(s): clipping, snip

Definition categories: act, cut, cutting

6. a sharp slanting blow

- he gave me a clip on the ear

Definition categories: act, blow

Sentences with clip as a noun:

- Use this clip to attach the check to your tax form.

- She reads at a pretty good clip.

- He was walking at a fair clip and I was out of breath trying to keep up.

- They played a clip of last night's debate.

- I went into the salon to get a clip.

- Deeky the clip of that aad wife ower thor!

- Give him a clip round the ear!


1. sever or remove by pinching or snipping

Similar word(s): nip, snip

Definition categories: contact, cut

2. run at a moderately swift pace

Similar word(s): jog, trot

Definition categories: motion, run

3. attach with a clip

- clip the papers together

Definition categories: contact, attach

4. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

Similar word(s): crop, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim

Definition categories: contact

5. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

Similar word(s): curtail

Definition categories: change, shorten

Sentences with clip as a verb:

- Please clip the photos to the pages where they will go.

- She clipped my hair with her scissors.

- Please clip that coupon out of the newspaper.

- I'll clip ye round the lugs!