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

     

    clipper

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈklɪpə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈklɪpər//
     
    Types of boats and ships
     
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  1. 1clippers [plural] a tool for cutting small pieces off things a pair of clippers see also nail clippers
  2. 2 a fast sailing ship, used in the past See related entries: Types of boats and ships
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