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synonyms for clipped

  • brusque
  • concise
  • cryptic
  • curt
  • elliptical
  • incisive
  • laconic
  • pithy
  • precise
  • succinct
  • trenchant
  • abrupt
  • aphoristic
  • boiled down
  • breviloquent
  • clear-cut
  • close
  • compact
  • compendiary
  • compendious
  • condensed
  • crisp
  • cut to the bone
  • epigrammatic
  • exact
  • gnomic
  • in a nutshell
  • lean
  • neat
  • pointed
  • sententious
  • short and sweet
  • snappy
  • summary
  • taut
  • to the point

antonyms for clipped

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  • gentle
  • kind
  • lengthy
  • long-winded
  • nice
  • polite
  • verbose
  • wordy
  • prolix
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How to use clipped in a sentence

He’s stocky, with a shaved head, and a clipped but sympathetic manner.
UKRAINIAN REFUGEES TRY TO FIND THEIR WAY IN POLANDRICHARD STENGELAPRIL 18, 2022TIME
"I clipped it from last night's San Francisco Bulletin," the latter explained quietly.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He hesitated, and a wave of dark colour flooded his face up to the roots of his close-clipped hair.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Only the upper part is shaved, or clipped to the skin, the long winter coat being left on the legs and half-way up the body.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
I clipped along, and all of a sudden I bounded right on to the ashes of a camp fire that was still smoking.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
He must have slipped behind a ragged old yew which had once been clipped and trimmed to look like a chess-king.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
When Mary Belle was sold it was stipulated by the buyer that she was to be clipped before being delivered.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Consequently we have two green front doors exactly alike, and each approached by a short brick path edged with clipped box.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Jim suddenly drew his right arm from behind his back and clipped him sharply over the head with a bottle.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
I made a couple of passes at him and he hauled off and clipped me with a bottle—a champagne bottle.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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