clipped Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /klɪpt/

clipped adjective (SPEAKING)

with words ​pronouncedquickly and ​clearly, sometimes with ​partsmissing, or in a very ​short and ​unfriendly way: I ​heard the clipped tones of his ​secretary saying "I have Mr Watson for you."

clipped adjective (TIDY)

cutshort and ​tidy: a clipped ​beard/​moustache
(Definition of clipped from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clipped”
in Chinese (Simplified) 讲话, 急促的, 短促的…
in Turkish hızlı, kısa ve sevimsiz konuşan/söyleyen…
in Russian сухой (о тоне)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 講話, 急促的, 短促的…
in Polish szorstki…
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