Translation of "snip" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /snɪp/ us /snɪp/

a small, quick cut with scissors (= a tool with two flat blades)

verb uk /snɪp/ us /snɪp/ present participle snipping, past tense and past participle snipped

to cut something using scissors (= a tool with two flat blades) with quick, small cuts

She snipped the article out of the magazine.

(Translation of “snip” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /snip/ (past tense, past participle snipped)

to cut sharply, especially with a single quick action, with scissors etc

I snipped off two inches of thread.
snippet /-pit/ noun

a little piece, especially of information, gossip etc

recorte, trocito, fragmento
a snippet of news.

(Translation of “snip” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)