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meanings of nipper


  1. A young bluefish.
  2. Any of various devices (as pincers) for nipping.
  3. A boy working as a navvies' assistant.
  4. A mosquito.
  5. One who, or that which, nips.
  6. A child.
  7. A pickpocket; a young or petty thief.
  8. One of a pair of automatically locking handcuffs.
  9. A fish, the cunner.
  10. A European crab (Polybius henslowii).
  11. One of four foreteeth in a horse.
  12. A child aged from 5 to 13 in the Australian surf life-saving clubs.
  13. A satirist.
  14. A machine used by a ticket inspector to stamp passengers' tickets.
  15. The claws of a crab or lobster.


  1. To seize (two ropes) together.


  1. A surname​.

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