Snipper \Snip"per\, n. One who snips. [1913 Webster]

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  • snipper — noun see snip II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snipper — noun a) Agent noun of to snip; a person or thing that snips. b) A tool used for snipping …   Wiktionary

  • snipper — n. one who cuts with shears or scissors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snipper — snip·per …   English syllables

  • snipper — ˈsnipə(r) noun ( s) : one that snips: as a. : a worker who trims off edges (as of hides or sheet metal) b. : nicker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snipper-snaper — Snip per snap er, n. A small, insignificant fellow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snipper-snapper — snippˈer snapper noun A whippersnapper • • • Main Entry: ↑snip …   Useful english dictionary

  • whipper-snipper — /ˈwɪpə snɪpə/ (say wipuh snipuh) verb (t) to trim (lawns, edges, etc.) using a whipper snipper …   Australian English dictionary

  • whipper snipper — noun (Canada) A garden tool with a motorized spinning length of plastic string designed for trimming grass edges, especially along fences or around trees etc. Syn: line trimmer, strimmer, weed whacker, weed eater …   Wiktionary

  • whipper snipper — /ˈwɪpə snɪpə / (say wipuh snipuh) noun a handheld mowing machine for trimming edges, small patches of grass, etc. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

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