Translation of "nip" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

nip

verb uk /nɪp/ us /nɪp/ -pp-
GO QUICKLY 快速去

[ I usually + adv/prep ] UK informal to go somewhere quickly or be somewhere for only a short time

快走;去一会儿
Can you nip out/round/down to the shop for me? 你能替我跑一趟商店吗?
Shall we nip in to the café for a bite to eat? 我们要不要去咖啡馆随便吃点东西?
PRESS QUICKLY 快速压

[ I or T ] to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

咬;夹;掐;捏
Josie's hamster nipped me. 乔西的仓鼠咬了我。
noun uk /nɪp/ us /nɪp/
COLD 寒冷
a nip (in the air) informal

If there is a nip in the air, the air outside is quite cold.

寒冷,严寒
You can tell winter's on its way - there's a real nip in the air in the mornings. 你可以感觉到冬天即将来临——早晨颇感寒气袭人。
QUICK BITE/PRESS 快速压

an occasion when something nips a person or thing

咬;夹;掐;捏
The dog gave me a nip when we were playing.
DRINK 饮品

[ C ] UK informal a small amount of strong alcoholic drink

少量(烈性酒)
a nip of gin/brandy 一点儿杜松子酒/白兰地
noun [ C ] uk /nɪp/ us /nɪp/ old-fashioned offensive

an offensive word for a Japanese person

日本佬

(Translation of “nip” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)