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English noun: nipper

1. nipper (person) a young person of either sex


SamplesShe writes books for children.
They're just kids.
`tiddler' is a British term for youngster.


Synonymschild, fry, kid, minor, nestling, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster


Broader (hypernym)juvenile, juvenile person


Narrower (hyponym)bairn, bambino, buster, changeling, child prodigy, foster child, foster-child, fosterling, imp, infant prodigy, kiddy, kindergartener, kindergartner, monkey, orphan, peanut, picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny, poster child, preschooler, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, scamp, silly, sprog, street child, toddler, tot, urchin, waif, wonder child, yearling


Part holonymchild's body

2. nipper (animal) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods


Synonymschela, claw, pincer


Broader (hypernym)appendage, extremity, member


Part meronymcrustacean









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