Associations to the word «Clipped»


CLIPPED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of clip
CLIPPED, adjective. Having an end cut off; trimmed or cut back.
CLIPPED, adjective. (of speech) With each word pronounced separately and distinctly.
CLIPPED, adjective. (informal) Circumcised.

Dictionary definition

CLIPPED, adjective. Cut or trimmed by clipping; "a handsome man with a clipped moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a clipped poodle".
CLIPPED, adjective. (of speech) having quick short sounds; "a clipped upper-class accent".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley