Meaning of “clip” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /klɪp/ (present participle clipping, past tense and past participle clipped)

to fasten things together with a clip, or to be fastened in this way:

Clip the microphone to the collar of your jacket.
CUT [ T ]

to cut small pieces from something:

Jamie was outside clipping the hedge.
HIT [ T ]

to hit something quickly and lightly:

The plane clipped a telephone line and crashed.

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