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Nipper   /nˈɪpər/   Listen

A young person of either sex.  Synonyms: child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster.  "They're just kids" , "'tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods.  Synonyms: chela, claw, pincer.

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"Nipper" Quotes from Famous Books

... to be there. Instantly on arriving Johnny set up a wail, because there was talk of putting him inside the vehicle; and this persisted until the coachman, a goat-bearded Yankee, came to the rescue and said he was darned if such a plucky young nipper shouldn't get his way: he'd have the child tied on beside him on the box-seat—be blowed if he wouldn't! But even this did not satisfy Johnny; and while Mahony went to procure a length of rope, he continued to prance round his aunt and to ...
— Australia Felix • Henry Handel Richardson

Words linked to "Nipper" :   child, claw, foster-child, fosterling, chela, imp, pickaninny, tiddler, picaninny, fry, tyke, bairn, poster child, crustacean, foster child, peanut, buster, child's body, small fry, sprog, child prodigy, tike, infant prodigy, appendage, scalawag, yearling, nestling, rapscallion, member, urchin, juvenile, shaver, street child, extremity, wonder child, kiddy, piccaninny, bambino, youngster, kindergartener, juvenile person, changeling, pincer, minor, kindergartner, preschooler, rascal, scamp, toddler, orphan, kid, tot, silly, waif, monkey, nip, scallywag

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