Translation of "nip" - English-Korean dictionary


verb uk /nɪp/ us /nɪp/ present participle nipping, past tense and past participle nipped

to quickly bite someone

-을 물다

UK informal to go somewhere quickly and for a short time

-재빨리 가다
I just nipped down the road to get a paper.
noun uk /nɪp/ /nɪp/
a nip (in the air)

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

살을 에이는듯이 추운
You can tell winter’s on its way – there’s a real nip in the air in the mornings.

(Translation of “nip” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)