clipped ADJECTIVE (of speech) having short, sharp vowel sounds and clear pronunciation.

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  • clipped — adj. 1. trimmed with clippers; as, a clipped hedge. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (music) staccato; contrasted with {legato}. Syn: short. [WordNet 1.5] 3. effectively concise. Syn: brief, crisp, curt, laconic, short, terse, to the point(predicate). [WordNet 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clipped — Vidéo par AC/DC Sortie 1991 Genre Hard rock Label Warner Music Vision Clipped est une vidéo promo d AC/DC sortie en format VHS en 1991 chez Warner Music Vision. Il contient les 3 clip …   Wikipédia en Français

  • clipped — [klıpt] adj 1.) cut so that it is short and neat ▪ a neatly clipped hedge 2.) a clipped voice is quick and clear but not very friendly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Clipped — is a video featuring five tracks by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. First released in 1991, it contained three tracks from The Razors Edge and two from Blow Up Your Video. In 2002 a DVD version was released which also included videos for the …   Wikipedia

  • clipped — [ klıpt ] adjective 1. ) cut short and into a neat shape: clipped hair 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY speaking clearly and quickly, in a way that seems unfriendly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clipped — clipped; un·clipped; …   English syllables

  • Clipped — es un video de la banda de hard rock Australiana AC/DC. Primero lanzada en 1991, contuvo tres cancones del album The Razors Edge y dos de Blow Up Your Video. En 2002 fue lanzada una version de DVD que tambien incluyo videos de las canciones Big… …   Wikipedia Español

  • clipped — [[t]klɪ̱pt[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Clipped means neatly cut. ...a quiet street of clipped hedges and flowering gardens. ...a dapper man with a clipped moustache. 2) ADJ If you say that someone has a clipped way of speaking, you mean they speak… …   English dictionary

  • clipped — adjective 1. cut or trimmed by clipping a handsome man with a clipped moustache clipped hedges close clipped lawns a clipped poodle • Similar to: ↑trimmed, ↑cut 2. (of speech) having quick short sounds …   Useful english dictionary

  • clipped — 1. mod. cheated. □ When Marty counted his change, he found he’d been clipped. □ You weren’t clipped by me. I just made a mistake. 2. mod. arrested. □ Frank got clipped as he got out of his car. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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