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American English: /ˈnɪpər/
British English: /ˈnɪpə/

Translation of nipper in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (claw)
    Example sentences
    • In others, they are intermediate in size and appear to function as pincers or nippers, as in other groups of mammals.
    also: nippers plural
    Example sentences
    • To avoid damaging the face of the trim, pry nails out the back with locking pliers or nippers (end-cutting pliers).
    • Remove the nails left in the molding from the backside (so you won't damage the face) using nippers or locking pliers.
    • First, remove the nails left in the molding from the backside using nippers or locking pliers.
  • 2 (child) (British English) [colloquial] [dated]
    chiquillo, (-lla) (masculine, feminine)
    chaval, (-vala) (masculine, feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]
    chamaco, (-ca) (masculine, feminine) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    pibe, (-ba) (masculine, feminine) (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • There was a young nipper lying on the side of the road and the ambulance crew just picked him up and were away.
    • Do those with nippers at private school seek an advantage?
    • I used to go to Sherington school, just over the way, and there's no way that many kids were driven to school when I was a nipper.
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