There are 3 main translations of nip in Italian:

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nip 1

British English: /nɪp/
American English: /nɪp/

noun

  • 2 (bite) the dog gave him a nip on the ankle
    il cane gli ha dato un morso alla caviglia
  • 3 [figurative]there's a nip in the air
    c'è un freddo pungente

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 1 (pinch) to nip one's finger in something
    pizzicarsi il dito in qualcosa

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 2 (British English) [informal] (go) See examples:to nip into a shop
    infilarsi in un negozio
    to nip in front of somebody
    passare davanti a qualcuno
    to nip out to the shops
    fare un salto a comprare qualcosa
    to nip downstairs to nip over to France for the weekend
    fare un salto in Francia per il fine settimana

Idioms

nip and tuck

[informal] (cosmetic surgery) (American English) (neck and neck)

the race was nip and tuck

[informal]
la gara è stata molto combattuta

to nip something in the bud

stroncare qualcosa sul nascere

Phrasal verbs

nip along

(person, vehicle, train)
andare a una buona velocità
to nip along to something
fare un salto in
(shops)

nip in:

nip in [something], nip [something] in
(garment)

nip off:

1 nip off
(person)
andarsene in fretta, scappare, filare via
2 nip off [something], nip [something] off
(withered flower, bud)

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nip 2
British English: /nɪp/
American English: /nɪp/

noun

[informal]

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Nip
British English: /nɪp/
American English: /nɪp/

noun

[informal] [offensive]

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