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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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