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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods; A young person of either gender.

Usage examples (36)
  • The term nipper tipping is a combination of the WWII epithet for the Japanese and the childish prank of tipping sleeping cows.
  • I am still front line and you know when a nipper is in danger and you know when to act.
  • Mr. Beale begged of all likely foot-passengers, but he noted that the "nipper" no longer "stuck it on."
  • But as a trainee, or "nipper", gardener back in 1963, flowerpot man Alan almost quit to fit carpets instead. for more
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