verb (used with object), sipped, sip·ping.
verb (used without object), sipped, sip·ping.
Origin of sip
Related formssip·ping·ly, adverbun·sipped, adjective
Examples from the Web for sips
As she sips tea in a lounge at the Greenwich Hotel, her soft-spoken, modest style includes a casual acceptance of her advantages.
He enters a back room, sits at a round café table and sips from a bottle of mineral water.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Asked about them backstage, Stinson allows an awkward pause, sips his drink and finally just says “Yup.”
As my older kids became curious, I gave them sips of drinks—relieved when they were mostly disgusted.
A sailorman, rustbearded, sips from a beaker rum and eyes her.Ulysses|James Joyce
It sips wine gracefully and knows how to laugh with refinement, while the broad-bearded jaws are clumsy in everything they do.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete|Guy de Maupassant
And the water he took in sips, allowing it to trickle down his throat, drop by drop almost.Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb
He invariably makes an outline of his work to start with, and when he is engaged in writing, he sips coffee and smokes.Methods of Authors|Hugo Erichsen
"It would have been very nice to go to Washington," said Josephine, between her sips.The Opinions of a Philosopher|Robert Grant