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Synonyms for clipped

Verb

1. nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off, cut
usage: sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
2. trot, jog, clip, run
usage: run at a moderately swift pace
3. clip, attach
usage: attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
4. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back, thin out
usage: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
5. clip, curtail, cut short, shorten
usage: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"

Adjective

1. clipped (vs. unclipped)
usage: having an end or small portion cut off; "birds with clipped wings cannot fly"
2. clipped, docked, cropped (vs. uncropped)
usage: (of animals) having ears or tail cut short; "doberman pinschers with docked tails and ears"
3. clipped, trimmed (vs. untrimmed), cut
usage: cut or trimmed by clipping; "a handsome man with a clipped moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a clipped poodle"
4. clipped, short (vs. long)
usage: (of speech) having quick short sounds; "a clipped upper-class accent"
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