nipper: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nip'ur), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- a person or thing that nips.
- Usually,a device for nipping, as pincers or forceps.
- one of the two large claws of a crustacean.
- dog (def. 13).
- a small boy.
- Chiefly Brit.a costermonger's helper or assistant.
- a short rope for seizing an anchor cable to a messenger from a capstan.