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Definition of Sip


  1. To drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid; as, to sip tea.
  2. To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the flowers.
  3. To taste the liquor of; to drink out of.
  4. To drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to take a sip or sips of something.
  5. The act of sipping; the taking of a liquid with the lips.
  6. A small draught taken with the lips; a slight taste.
  7. See Seep.

Sip Quotations

We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Denis Diderot

A few decades ago, many people didn't drink water outside of a meal. Then beverage companies started bottling the production of far-off springs, and now office workers unthinkingly sip bottled water all day long.
Charles Duhigg

Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third.
Knute Rockne

I'm on a lot of airplanes, so I just sip on red wine thinking of stupid ideas and, when I think of it, I wanna make it happen.
Bam Margera

If both John McCain and Obama were given a sip of truth serum, both would admit they made serious mistakes in choosing running mates in 2008.
Douglas Wilder
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Sip Translations

sip in Dutch is resorberen, opslorpen, slurpen
sip in Italian is sorso
sip in Spanish is trago, sorber, sorbo
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