Synonyms of clip in English

: clip1clip2

clip1


See definition of clip

noun

1‘he opened the clip, resting the briefcase on his knee’

SYNONYMS

fastener, clasp, hasp, catch, pin, hook, buckle, lock, coupler, link

2‘a diamanté clip’

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brooch, pin, breastpin

badge

3‘he pulled the trigger twice, but his clip was empty’

SYNONYMS

magazine, cartridge, cylinder


verb

1‘he clipped the pages together and slipped them into a file’

SYNONYMS

fasten, attach, fix, affix, hold, join, connect, secure

pin, staple, tack


Synonyms of clip in English

: clip1clip2

clip2


See definition of clip

verb

1‘I was clipping the hedges’

SYNONYMS

trim, cut, cut short, cut shorter, snip, prune, shorten, crop, shear, shave, pare

lop, pollard

mow

neaten, shape, tidy up, even up

2‘simply clip the coupon below’

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remove, cut out, snip out, detach, extract, tear out

3‘his lorry clipped a van as it overturned’

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hit, strike, make contact with, touch, brush, graze, glance off, tap, run into, bang into, crack against, crack into

4‘Maggie clipped his ear, making him yell’

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hit, strike, cuff, smack, slap, thump, punch, knock, rap, box someone's ears

informal clout, whack, wallop, belt, clobber, bop, biff, sock

Northern English Scottish informal skelp


noun

1‘I gave him a full clip’

SYNONYMS

cut, trim, crop, haircut, shortening

shear, shearing, pruning

2‘a clip from an old black-and-white film’

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extract, excerpt, snippet, selection, cutting, fragment

scene, moment

trailer

3‘if he didn't shut up he might get a clip round the ear’

SYNONYMS

smack, cuff, slap, thump, punch, box, knock, rap

clout, whack, wallop, belt, clobbering, bop, biff, sock

4‘the truck was speeding along at a good clip’

SYNONYMS

speed, rate, pace, velocity, tempo, momentum

lick, fair old rate


Phrases

    clip someone's wings

      ‘some MPs are eager to clip the Prime Minister's wings’

      SYNONYMS

      restrict someone's freedom, check, curb, impose limits on, set limits on, keep within bounds, keep under control, obstruct, impede, frustrate, thwart, stand in the way of, fetter, hamstring