Meaning of CLIP in English

CLIP

n.

Pronunciation: ' klip

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: clipped ; clip · ping

Etymology: Middle English clippen, from Old English clyppan; akin to Old High German kl ā ftra fathom, Lithuanian globti to embrace

Date: before 12th century

1 : ENCOMPASS

2 a : to hold in a tight grip : CLUTCH b : to clasp, fasten, or secure with a clip

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.