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snip

 
 
pronunciation:
snIp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: snips, snipping, snipped
definition: to cut or clip with short, quick strokes of scissors.
I will snip the threads and let out the hem.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of snipping or the sound produced by this.
Just a few more snips, and your haircut will be perfect.
definition 2: a small piece that has been cut off by snipping.
I brought a snip of fabric to the store so I could find shoes to match it.