Meaning of “clip” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /klɪp/

a small metal or plastic object used for holding things together


a short part of a film or television programme that is shown on its own:

They showed clips from Spielberg's new movie.
a clip round the ear/earhole UK informal

a quick hit on the side of someone's head

→ See also paper clip

(Definition of “clip noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)