clipping

Definitions of clipping
  1. noun
    the act of clipping or snipping
    synonyms: clip, snip
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    types:
    nip, pinch
    a small sharp bite or snip
    type of:
    cut, cutting, cutting off
    the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
  2. noun
    cutting down to the desired size or shape
    synonyms: trim, trimming
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    types:
    pruning
    the act of trimming a plant
    type of:
    cut, cutting, cutting off
    the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
  3. noun
    an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
    “he searched through piles of letters and clippings
    synonyms: cutting, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cutting
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    type of:
    excerpt, excerption, extract, selection
    a passage selected from a larger work
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