Meaning of sip


Pronunciation: (sip), [key]
— v., n. sipped, sip•ping,
  1. to drink (a liquid) a little at a time; take small tastes of: He sipped the hot tea noisily.
  2. to drink from a little at a time: The bird sipped the flower.
  3. to take in; absorb: to sip knowledge at its source.
  1. to drink by sips.
  1. an instance of sipping; a small taste of a liquid: One sip told me that the milk was sour.
  2. a small quantity taken by sipping: Take just a sip, not a gulp or a swallow.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. supplemental income plan.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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