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Definition of "clipped" []

  • (of speech or voice) abrupt and distinct (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of clip. (verb)

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  • Having an end cut off; trimmed or cut back. (adjective)
  • With each word pronounced separately and distinctly. (adjective)
  • Circumcised. (adjective)

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Use "clipped" in a sentence
  • "Gita Patel—at least, that was the name on the tag clipped on to her lab coat—set her instruments down and slid around on her wheeled stool to face me as I struggled into a sitting position."
  • ""I speak in short-clipped sentences and keep my head very still," Eisenberg said."
  • "Modi spoke to me in clipped, to-the-point phrases, with a didactic tone, about the cosmopolitan trading history of Gujarat going back 5,000 years, and how Parsis and others had come to its shores and been assimilated into the Hindu culture."