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CLIPPED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clipped mean? 

CLIPPED (adjective)
  The adjective CLIPPED has 2 senses:

1. cut or trimmed by clipping
2. (of speech) having quick short sounds

  Familiarity information: CLIPPED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLIPPED (adjective)


Sense 1clipped [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut or trimmed by clipping

Context examples:

a handsome man with a clipped moustache / clipped hedges / close-clipped lawns / a clipped poodle

Similar:

cut; trimmed (made neat and tidy by trimming)


Sense 2clipped [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of speech) having quick short sounds

Context example:

a clipped upper-class accent

Similar:

short (primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration)


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