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Meaning of NIPPING

Pronunciation:  'niping

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky' is a British term)
  2. [adj]  capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
 

NIPPING is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: barbed, biting, cold, crisp, frosty, mordacious, nippy, parky, pungent, sarcastic, snappy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nip"ping\, a.
Biting; pinching; painful; destructive; as, a nipping frost;
a nipping wind.

 

 

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