Nip - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Nip.

BITE
  1. a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
  2. the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
  3. a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
  4. wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
  5. (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
  6. a light informal meal
  7. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
  8. a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  9. a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  10. penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
  11. deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
  12. to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with
PINCH
  1. irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"
  2. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  3. cut the top off;
  4. a squeeze with the fingers
  5. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  6. a small sharp bite or snip
  7. make ridges into by pinching together
  8. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
  9. make off with belongings of others
  10. a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
  11. an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
  12. a painful or straitened circumstance; "the pinch of the recession"
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/07/2019 9:00am

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