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Meaning of NIPPER

Pronunciation:  'nipur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a structure like a pincer on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
  2. [n]  a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty); "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"

NIPPER is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: chela, child, claw, fry, kid, minor, nestling, pincer, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster
 See Also: appendage, bairn, bambino, buster, changeling, child's body, crustacean, extremity, foster-child, imp, juvenile, juvenile person, kiddy, member, monkey, orphan, picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny, preschooler, pupil, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, scamp, schoolchild, silly, sprog, toddler, tot, urchin, waif, yearling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nip"per\, n.
1. One who, or that which, nips.

2. A fore tooth of a horse. The nippers are four in number.

3. A satirist. [Obs.] --Ascham.

4. A pickpocket; a young or petty thief. [Old Cant]

5. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) The cunner.
   (b) A European crab ({Polybius Henslowii}).

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bairn, bud, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, child, chit, claws, clutches, darling, digits, fangs, fingernails, fingers, hands, hooks, innocent, jaws, juvenile, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, mandibles, maxillae, meathooks, mite, mitts, moppet, nails, nippers, offspring, palm, peewee, pincers, pounces, shaver, tad, talons, teeth, tot, unguals, ungulae, wee tot, youngling, youngster