clipped clipped  /ˈklɪpt/


  1. (adj) cut or trimmed by clipping
  2. (adj) (of speech) having quick short sounds
  3. (n) a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  4. (n) an instance or single occasion for some event
  5. (n) any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
  6. (n) an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  7. (n) the act of clipping or snipping
  8. (n) a sharp slanting blow
  9. (v) sever or remove by pinching or snipping
  10. (v) run at a moderately swift pace
  11. (v) attach with a clip
  12. (v) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  13. (v) terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent


  1. Piece Of Plane Breaks Off, Gets Lodged In Hangar At JFK

    A passenger jet clipped a hangar Saturday as it was being towed through John F. Kennedy International Airport.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS New York

  2. 7-year-old hit by car on Murchison Road, suffers broken leg

    A 7-year-old was hit by a car on Murchison Road this afternoon but suffered only minor injuries, Fayetteville police said. Sgt. M. DeJesus said the girl ran into the road near the intersection with Pamalee Drive around 5 p.m. and was clipped by a car.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  3. Car clips Dairy Queen in Great Falls

    A car clipped the Dairy Queen building on 9th Street in Great Falls on Thursday evening.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KRTV Great Falls


  1. "Steve clipped a good ball down the line and the defender got caught in between and missed the ball," said LA Galaxy star Donovan. "From there I wanted to make sure my first touch was at the goal. As I looked up my first thought was to pass...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Donovan Source:

  2. "He actually tries to do it. It's not like he accidentally hit me," Ribeiro said, defending himself Sunday after not being around for postgame interviews. "He kind of was bent down, raised up and clipped me in the face."
    on May 12, 2008 By: Mike Ribeiro Source: ESPN

  3. "I was understeering into that corner the lap before," Kanaan said. "I went in, turned a little earlier and this time the tires were a little hotter and the car gripped. I clipped the inside wall and, unfortunately, hit the outside wall. It...
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: Tony Kanaan Source: USA Today

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