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English definition of “clipped”

clipped

adjective (SPEAKING)    /klɪpt/
with words pronounced quickly and clearly, sometimes with parts missing, or in a very short and unfriendly way: I heard the clipped tones of his secretary saying "I have Mr Watson for you."Phonology and phonetics
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