Translation of "nip" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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nipverb

uk /nɪp/ us /nɪp/ -pp-

nip verb (GO QUICKLY)

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

快走;去一會兒
Can you nip out/round/down to the shop for me? 你能替我跑一趟商店嗎?
Shall we nip in to the café for a bite to eat? 我們要不要去咖啡館隨便吃點東西?

nip verb (PRESS QUICKLY)

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

咬;夾;掐;捏
Josie's hamster nipped me. 喬西的倉鼠咬我。

nipnoun

uk /nɪp/ us /nɪp/

nip noun (COLD)

a nip (in the air) informal

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

寒冷,嚴寒
You can tell winter's on its way - there's a real nip in the air in the mornings. 你可以感覺到冬天即將來臨——早晨頗感寒氣襲人。

nip noun (QUICK BITE/PRESS)

an occasion when something nips a person or thing

咬;夾;掐;捏
The dog gave me a nip when we were playing.

nip noun (DRINK)

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

少量(烈性酒)
a nip of gin/brandy 一點兒杜松子酒/白蘭地

Nipnoun [ 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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)