There are 2 translations of nip in Spanish:

nip1

Pronunciation: /nɪp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (pinch) pellizco (masculine); (bite) mordisco (masculine) to give sb a nip (pinch) pellizcar* a algn (bite) mordisquear a algn
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    • His fair hand made a gesture to touch the dog's face but was rewarded by a painful nip from her sharp fangs.
    • She sighed and looked on dreamily, before receiving a sharp nip on the ear.
    • Herding the neighborhood kids and giving an occasional light nip to a rear end or ankle might seem like a funny game in the beginning.
    1.2 (chill) there's a nip in the air hace bastante fresco 1.3 (tang) (American English/inglés norteamericano) sabor (masculine) fuerte
  • 2 (drink) traguito (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], dedal (masculine) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • The first few nights Mom slipped me half a Vicodin and a nip of Benedictine brandy.
    • But even with the comfort of a fully underwritten share offer, Allan would be forgiven for reaching for a nip of Armenian brandy himself in the next few days.
    • For a squeamish diary writer it was enough to send me to the editor's well-stocked drinks cabinet for a nip of his favourite barley wine.
  • 3
    (Nip)
    (Japanese) [slang, offensive/argot, ofensivo] japonés, (masculine, feminine), japo (masculine and feminine) [colloquial, offensive/familiar, ofensivo], nipón, (masculine, feminine)

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There are 2 translations of nip in Spanish:

nip2

(-pp-)

vt

vi

  • 1 (bite, snap) to nip at sth [dog] mordisquear algo
  • 2 (go quickly) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] I'll nip home at lunchtime me haré una escapadita a casa al mediodía [colloquial/familiar] a taxi nipped in in front of me se me coló un taxi delante nip upstairs and fetch my pipe sube un momento a buscarme la pipa to nip out salir* un momento

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Word of the day casquillo
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case …
Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.