verb (used with object), snipped, snip·ping.
verb (used without object), snipped, snip·ping.
Origin of snip
Related formsun·snipped, adjective
Examples from the Web for snips
Having secured the cups for five cents each, they cut the handles with a pair of tinners' "snips."Carpentry and Woodwork|Edwin W. Foster
A couple of snips with a sharp pair of strong nail-scissors make a slit in the two jesses.The Art and Practice of Hawking|Edward B. Michell
They do not hear the men beyond their parapets lying on their stomachs and busily cutting the wires with their snips.Training for the Trenches|Leslie Vickers
I got the scissors, and in six snips had it off, a big tangled pile of brownish gold, rather bleached out by the sun at the ends.The Prairie Wife|Arthur Stringer
The question was needless, for the table was strewn with snips of calico.The Young Step-Mother|Charlotte M. Yonge