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synonyms for nippers

  • clippers
  • scissors
  • snips
  • hedge clippers
  • snippers
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How to use nippers in a sentence

Then, grandpaw, he turns round to the baby again, plumb took up with them four new nippers.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
His companion, as if to look at him with a due appreciation of this, stopped swinging the nippers and put them on.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
Seeking Nippers, I came upon him haltingly reading my diary aloud to an amused circle of cattlemen, in his quarters aft.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
He took a pair of nippers an' ketched holt an' pulled out a big shirtin' needle.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
This machine consists essentially of a series of rollers, nippers, and rows of metal teeth.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Mr. Nippers said, with apparent seriousness, that he thought it would be a first-rate thing.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
I am going to buy a cooking stove, and defy Nippers and the entire plumbing fraternity.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
All corporals in the French army carry wire-nippers, and it was our corporal's business to open a way through the entanglement.
A SOLDIER OF THE LEGIONEDWARD MORLAE
All officers, however, had come provided for such an emergency with wire-nippers.
FOUR MONTHS BESIEGEDH. H. S. PEARSE
Jasper grinned covertly for he had thrown the nippers overboard in the struggle.
THE MOTOR BOAT CLUB AND THE WIRELESSH. IRVING HANCOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NIPPERS

  • clippers
  • hedge clippers
  • nippers
  • scissors
  • snippers
  • snips
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.