There are 2 main translations of clip in German:

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clip 1

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

noun

  • 2 (piece of jewellery)
    Klipp, der
    Clip, der
  • 3
    (set of cartridges)
    Ladestreifen, der

transitive verb -pp-

  • clip something [on] to something
    etwas an etwas Akk. klammern
    clip papers together
    Schriftstücke zusammenklammern
    clip the leads to the battery terminals
    die Kabel an die Batteriepole klemmen

Phrasal verbs

clip on

intransitive verb
angeklemmt od. angesteckt werden
(Sonnenbrille)
aufgesteckt werden
transitive verb
(Ohrring)
(Brosche, Mikrofon)
(Sonnenbrille) clip-on

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clip 2

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (cut)
    (Fingernägel, Haar, Hecke)
    (Wolle)
    (Flügel)
    clip somebody's wings
    [figurative]
    jemandem die Flügel stutzen
    clip a second off the record
    einen Rekord um eine Sekunde unterbieten
  • 4 [colloquial] (hit) See examples:clip somebody's ear
    jemandem eins od. ein paar hinter die Ohren geben
    [colloquial]
    clip somebody on the jaw
    jemandem einen Kinnhaken verpassen
    [colloquial]
    clip the crash barrier
    die Leitplanke streifen
  • 5clip one's words/letters
    abgehackt sprechen

noun

  • 1 (of fingernails, hedge)
    Schneiden, das
    (of dog)
    Trimmen, das
    (of sheep)
    Schur, die
    give the hedge a clip
    die Hecke schneiden
  • 2
    (extract from film)
    [Film]ausschnitt, der
  • 3
    (blow with hand)
    Schlag, der
    clip round or on or over the ear
    Ohrfeige, die
    clip on the jaw
  • 4be going at a good or fast clip
    [colloquial]
    einen ziemlichen Zahn draufhaben
    [colloquial]
  • 5
    (quantity of wool)
    Schur, die

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