(noun, verb)


1. an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

- he searched through piles of letters and clippings

Similar word(s): cutting

Definition categories: communication, excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

2. cutting down to the desired size or shape

Similar word(s): trim, trimming

Definition categories: act, cut, cutting

3. the act of clipping or snipping

Similar word(s): clip, snip

Definition categories: act, cut, cutting

Sentences with clipping as a noun:

- a clipping of hair

- grass clippings

- The word "ad" is a clipping of "advertisement".


1. present participle of clip