Definitions of nipping
  1. adjective
    pleasantly cold and invigorating
    “a nipping wind”
    synonyms: crisp, frosty, nippy, snappy
    having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
  2. adjective
    capable of wounding
    synonyms: barbed, biting, mordacious, pungent
    expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
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