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sip

 (sĭp)
v. sipped, sip·ping, sips
v.tr.
1. To drink in small quantities.
2. To drink from in sips.
v.intr.
To drink something in sips.
n.
1. The act of sipping.
2. A small quantity of liquid sipped.

[Middle English sippen; see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

sip′per n.

sip

(sɪp)
vb, sips, sipping or sipped
to drink (a liquid) by taking small mouthfuls; drink gingerly or delicately
n
1. a small quantity of a liquid taken into the mouth and swallowed
2. an act of sipping
[C14: probably from Low German sippen]
ˈsipper n

sip

(sɪp)

v. sipped, sip•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to drink (a liquid) a little at a time; take small tastes of.
2. to drink from a little at a time.
v.i.
3. to drink by sips.
n.
4. an act or instance of sipping; a small taste of a liquid.
5. a small quantity taken by sipping.
[1350–1400; Middle English (v.), akin to Low German sippen to sip]
sip′per, n.
syn: See drink.

sip

  • delibation - A taste or sip.
  • sip - Probably a modification of sup.
  • tiff - Weak or diluted liquor; to tiff is to drink liquor slowly or sip it.
  • dibble - "To drink like a duck," lifting up the head after each sip.

sip


Past participle: sipped
Gerund: sipping

Imperative
sip
sip
Present
I sip
you sip
he/she/it sips
we sip
you sip
they sip
Preterite
I sipped
you sipped
he/she/it sipped
we sipped
you sipped
they sipped
Present Continuous
I am sipping
you are sipping
he/she/it is sipping
we are sipping
you are sipping
they are sipping
Present Perfect
I have sipped
you have sipped
he/she/it has sipped
we have sipped
you have sipped
they have sipped
Past Continuous
I was sipping
you were sipping
he/she/it was sipping
we were sipping
you were sipping
they were sipping
Past Perfect
I had sipped
you had sipped
he/she/it had sipped
we had sipped
you had sipped
they had sipped
Future
I will sip
you will sip
he/she/it will sip
we will sip
you will sip
they will sip
Future Perfect
I will have sipped
you will have sipped
he/she/it will have sipped
we will have sipped
you will have sipped
they will have sipped
Future Continuous
I will be sipping
you will be sipping
he/she/it will be sipping
we will be sipping
you will be sipping
they will be sipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sipping
you have been sipping
he/she/it has been sipping
we have been sipping
you have been sipping
they have been sipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sipping
you will have been sipping
he/she/it will have been sipping
we will have been sipping
you will have been sipping
they will have been sipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sipping
you had been sipping
he/she/it had been sipping
we had been sipping
you had been sipping
they had been sipping
Conditional
I would sip
you would sip
he/she/it would sip
we would sip
you would sip
they would sip
Past Conditional
I would have sipped
you would have sipped
he/she/it would have sipped
we would have sipped
you would have sipped
they would have sipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sip - a small drink
deglutition, swallow, drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
Verb1.sip - drink in sips; "She was sipping her tea"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"

sip

verb
1. drink, taste, sample, sup Jessica sipped her drink thoughtfully.
noun
1. swallow, mouthful, swig, drop, taste, slurp, thimbleful Harry took a sip of Bourbon.

sip

verb
To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid):
Informal: swig, toss down (or off).
Slang: belt.
noun
1. An act of drinking or the amount swallowed:
Informal: swig.
Slang: belt.
2. A small amount of liquor:
Informal: nip, slug.
Slang: snort.
Translations
رَشْفَهيَرْشُف
xarrupar
malý doušeksrkat
lille slurknippe
kortyol
dreypa á, súpasopi
siurbčioti
malciņšmalkot
malý dúšoksŕkať
srebatisrkljaj
yudumyudumlamak

sip

[sɪp]
A. Nsorbo m
C. VI (also to sip at) → sorber, beber a sorbitos

sip

[ˈsɪp]
n [drink] → gorgée f
to take a sip of sth → prendre une gorgée de qch
to take a sip from one's glass → prendre une gorgée de son verre
vt [+ drink] → boire à petites gorgées
vi
to sip at sth → prendre une gorgée de qch

sip

nSchluck m; (very small) → Schlückchen nt
vtin kleinen Schlucken trinken; (suspiciously, daintily) → nippen an (+dat); (= savour)schlürfen
vi to sip at somethingan etw (dat)nippen

sip

[sɪp]
1. nsorso

sip

(sip) past tense, past participle sipped verb
to drink in very small mouthfuls.
noun
a very small mouthful. She took a sip of the medicine.

sip

n. sorbo, trago;
v. sorber.

sip

n sorbo; sip of water..sorbo de agua; vt (pret & pp sipped; ger sipping) sorber
References in classic literature ?
A call at Meg's, and a refreshing sniff and sip at the Daisy and Demijohn, still further fortified her for the tete-a-tete, but when she saw a stalwart figure looming in the distance, she had a strong desire to turn about and run away.
It is time that the good Colonel came forth to greet his friends; else we shall be apt to suspect that he has taken a sip too much of his Canary wine, in his extreme deliberation which cask it were best to broach in honor of the day
They'll church you if you sip a dram, And damn you if you steal a lamb; Yet rob old Tony, Doll, and Sam, Of human rights, and bread and ham; Kidnapper's heavenly union.
And he must have a fire in the middle of summer; and Joseph's bacca-pipe is poison; and he must always have sweets and dainties, and always milk, milk for ever - heeding naught how the rest of us are pinched in winter; and there he'll sit, wrapped in his furred cloak in his chair by the fire, with some toast and water or other slop on the hob to sip at; and if Hareton, for pity, comes to amuse him - Hareton is not bad-natured, though he's rough - they're sure to part, one swearing and the other crying.
Some men kneeled down, made scoops of their two hands joined, and sipped, or tried to help women, who bent over their shoulders, to sip, before the wine had all run out between their fingers.
Did he sip every flower, and change every hour, until Polly his passion requited?
But, Lady Eleanore, in requital of that harm, if such there be, and for your own earthly and heavenly welfare, I pray you to take one sip of this holy wine, and then to pass the goblet round among the guests.
The goblet was set on a table beside the king's throne; and a fly, meaning just to sip a little from the brim, immediately tumbled into it, dead.
Here the worthy Peechy Prauw paused to take breath, and to take a sip of the gossip tankard that stood at his elbow.
Others are still more capricious in their tastes; and after gathering together a heap of the nuts of all ages, and ingeniously tapping them, will first sip from one and then from another, as fastidiously as some delicate wine-bibber experimenting glass in hand among his dusty demi-johns of different vintages.
Remarkable nodded a return to the compliment, and took a sip of the beverage before her; for, provided it was well sweetened, she had no objection to a small potation now and then, After this observance of courtesy between the worthy couple, the dialogue proceeded.
It seemed most improper to all present that Dirkovitch should sip brandy as he talked in purring, spitting Russian to the creature who answered so feebly and with such evident dread.