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nipper is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of nipper in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… Leonard nipper read in 1946 Leonard …”

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​.

nipper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nipper occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nipper can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that nipper can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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