Definition of clipping in English:

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clipping

Pronunciation: /ˈklipiNG/

noun

(often clippings)
1A small piece trimmed from something: hedge clippings and grass cuttings
More example sentences
  • This is why it is such a shame so many of us don't bother, simply chucking out our grass cuttings and hedge clippings with the rest of the household rubbish.
  • Will the recycling depots accept all garden rubbish irrespective of type, ie grass cuttings, hedge clippings?
  • Use kitchen vegetable waste, plus ‘tougher’ garden residues such as leaves, grass clippings and hedge prunings.
1.1An article cut from a newspaper or magazine.
Example sentences
  • She had taped and pasted the various clippings, articles and newspaper photos only a few days ago.
  • Steve opened the drawer under his desk and pulled out a pile of magazines and newspaper clippings.
  • One is full of clippings from newspaper and magazines of Dad; one is full of clippings from newspapers and magazines of Mum.
Synonyms
cutting, snippet, extract, excerpt

Words that rhyme with clipping

chipping, dripping, snipping, whipping

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: clip·ping

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