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clip1 British & World English

A flexible or spring-loaded device for holding an object or objects together or in place

clip2 British & World English

Cut short or trim (hair, vegetation, etc.) with shears or scissors

clip1 English Thesaurus

he opened the clip, resting the briefcase on his knee

clip2 English Thesaurus

I was clipping the hedges

clip-on British & World English

Attached by a clip so as to be easy to fasten or remove

clip art British & World English

Simple pictures and symbols made available for computer users to add to their documents

clip-clop British & World English

The sound of a horse’s hoofs beating on a hard surface

hair clip British & World English

A fastening device, typically ornamental, designed to hold a woman’s hair in place

tie clip British & World English

An ornamental clip for holding a tie in place

toe clip British & World English

A clip on a bicycle pedal to prevent the foot from slipping

wool clip British & World English

The total quantity of wool shorn from a particular flock or in a particular area in the course of a year

at a clip British & World English

At a time; all at once

clip joint British & World English

A nightclub or bar that charges exorbitant prices

paper clip British & World English

A piece of bent wire or plastic used for holding several sheets of paper together

roach clip British & World English

A clip for holding the butt of a marijuana cigarette

bicycle clip British & World English

Each of a pair of metal clips worn by a cyclist round their ankles to prevent their trouser legs from becoming entangled with the bicycle chain

bulldog clip British & World English

A strong sprung metal device with two flat plates that close so as to hold papers together

Jubilee clip British & World English

A type of adjustable steel band secured with a screw

trouser clip British & World English

Another term for bicycle clip.

alligator clip British & World English

Another term for crocodile clip.

cartridge clip British & World English

A metal frame or container that holds cartridges for loading into an automatic rifle or pistol

crocodile clip British & World English

A sprung metal clip with long, serrated jaws, used attached to an electric cable for making a temporary connection to a battery or other component

clip the wings of British & World English

Trim the feathers of (a bird) so as to disable it from flight

clip something off in clip2 British & World English

Cut off a thing or part of a thing with shears or scissors

at a clip in clip2 British & World English

At a time; all at once

clip-ons in clip-on British & World English

Things, especially sunglasses or earrings, that are attached by clips

clip the wings of in clip2 British & World English

Trim the feathers of (a bird) so as to disable it from flight

clip someone's wings in clip2 English Thesaurus

some MPs are eager to clip the Prime Minister's wings


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