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Definition of kip verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

kip

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they kip
BrE BrE//kɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪp//
 
he / she / it kips
BrE BrE//kɪps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪps//
 
past simple kipped
BrE BrE//kɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪpt//
 
past participle kipped
BrE BrE//kɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪpt//
 
-ing form kipping
BrE BrE//ˈkɪpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪpɪŋ//
 
 
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(kipping, kipped) [intransitive] (British English, informal) to sleep You can kip on the sofa, if you like. Word Origin mid 18th cent. (in the sense ‘brothel’): perhaps related to Danish kippe ‘hovel, tavern’.

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