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British English: /klɪp/
American English: /klɪp/

Translation of clip in French:


  • 8 (Linguistics)
    forme (f) tronquée

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (cut, trim)
    tailler (hedge, grass verge)
    couper (cigar, fingernails, hair, moustache)
    tondre (dog, sheep)
    rogner (coin)
    rogner (bird's wing)
    to clip an article out of the paper
    découper un article dans un journal
  • 2 (by hooking)
    accrocher (pen, microphone) (to à)
    (by securing) fixer (electric wire, brooch) (to à)
    there was a bill clipped to the letter
    il y avait une facture attachée à la lettre (avec un trombone)
  • 4to clip one's speech
    parler d'une manière hachée
  • 6 (American English) [informal] (swindle)

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -pp-
    (by hooking on)
    (pen, personal stereo etc)
    s'accrocher (to à)
    (by fastening on) (lamp, brooch etc)
    se fixer (to à)


to clip somebody's wings

rogner les ailes à quelqu'un

to give somebody a clip on the ear

flanquer une taloche à quelqu'un [informal]

to travel at a fair ou a brisk clip

aller à une bonne vitesse
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