New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: blip · chip · clap · flip · lip · slip · claim · clamp · clasp · click
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clip

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb fasten together TRANSITIVEgreamaigh verb  c m ufáisc verb  c m uher badge was clipped onto her shirt bhí a suaitheantas greamaithe dá léine, bhí a suaitheantas fáiscthe ar a léineclip on your microphone there greamaigh ort do mhicreafón ansinthe cards were clipped together bhí na cártaí coinnithe le chéile le fáiscín 2 verb be fastened to sth INTRANSITIVEfáisc verb  c m ugreamaigh verb  c m uit clips to your finger fáisceann sé ar do mhéarthe antenna clips onto the unit greamaíonn an aeróg den aonad
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3 verb cut with scissors or shears TRANSITIVEbearr verb  c m ugearr verb  c m uthey're clipping the hedges tá siad ag bearradh na bhfálshe clipped her nails bhearr sí a cuid ingneto clip sheep caoirigh a bhearradh, caoirigh a lomadh 4 verb cut out TRANSITIVEgearr amach  c m uthe children clip photographs from newspapers gearrann na páistí grianghraif amach as nuachtáin 5 verb hit, glance off TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m uthe shot clipped the crossbar bhuail an t-urchar an trasnán, scinn an t-urchar den trasnánthe driver clipped the kerb bhuail an tiománaí faoin gcolbha
noun
6 noun for fastening objects, notes etcfáiscín masc4  c m uhair clip fáiscín gruaige 7 noun container for bulletsfáiscín masc4  c m u 8 noun cutbearradh masc  c m ugearradh masc  c m uthe hedge needs a clip once a year ní mór an fál a bhearradh uair sa bhliain 9 noun CINE, TV-RAD excerpt of film etcgearrthóg fem2audio clip gearrthóg fuaime
phrases

at a fast clip

(also

at a good clip

) informalgo tapago gastago mearthe industry is growing at a fast clip tá an-bhorradh faoin tionscal, tá an tionscal ag fás go gasta

a clip round the ear

(also

a clip round the earhole

) informalbuille faoin gcluasclabhta faoin gcluasleidhce faoin gcluassmitín i mbun na cluaise to get a clip round the ear buille a fháil faoin gcluas

to clip sb round the ear

(also

to clip sb round the earhole

) informalbuille faoin gcluas a thabhairt do dhuineclabhta faoin gcluas a thabhairt do dhuineleidhce faoin gcluas a thabhairt do dhuinesmitín i mbun na cluaise a thabhairt do dhuine

to clip sb's wings

an ghaoth a bhaint as seolta duinedealg a chur i sáil duinethat'll clip his wings a little bit bainfidh sé sin cuid den ghus as

a clip

(US), informalthey cost €20 a clip cosnaíonn siad €20 an ceann