Definition of clipping in English:


Line breaks: clip|ping
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪpɪŋ


(usually clippings)
  • 1A small piece trimmed from something: hedge clippings and grass cuttings
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    • 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: I sent him a bundle of clippings that amply documented my charge press clippings
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    • 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.
    cutting, extract, excerpt, snippet, fragment, piece; article, passage, column, paragraph

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