Definition of in the nip in English:

in the nip

phrase

Irish
informal
  • In the nude; naked.

    ‘they were running round in the nip’
    • ‘The Killorglin-based Gulliver company was contacted by potential holidaymakers who are interested in discarding their clothes and taking a dip in the nip in places like Rossbeigh, Inch or Ballybunion.’
    • ‘It climaxed with two guys standing gyrating on the stage in the nip.’
    • ‘If you see a muscle-bound Austrian man wandering around in the nip, assume he knows what he's doing and just run.’
    • ‘Hayley admits to Kim that she is attracted to him - catching him in the nip at the Beach House sorted that out - but she's not sure if she's ready to make that step.’
    • ‘They're in calendars naked and when they're not photographed sitting on the back of quad bikes in the nip then they're posing around in Gucci and Armani and Hugo Boss.’
    • ‘When he said there's a woman who sometimes walks about in the nip in the flats across the way, Leanne instantly commandeered his set and wouldn't let anybody else get a look in, not for hell or high water.’