nip (

     n 1: a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey" [syn:
     2: a person of Japanese descent [syn: Jap, Nip]
     3: a tart spiciness [syn: piquance, piquancy, tang, tanginess,
     4: a small drink [syn: sip]
     5: small sharp biting [syn: pinch]
     v 1: squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her
          behind"; "She squeezed the bottle" [syn: pinch, vellicate,
           squeeze, twinge, tweet, twitch]
     2: give a small sharp bite to; "The Queen's corgies always nip
        at her staff's ankles"
     3: sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the
        flowers" [syn: nip off, clip, snip, snip off]