Definition of sip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//sɪp//
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a very small amount of a drink that you take into your mouth to have/take a sip of water Word Originlate Middle English: perhaps a modification of sup, as symbolic of a less vigorous action.Extra examples He drank the whisky in sips. He took a final sip of his coffee before leaving. He took a sip from his glass. I took a little sip of my drink. a sip of coffee Could I have a sip of your wine? She took another sip of her drink.
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