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3 letters words from 'kip'

KIP 9 

2 letters words from 'kip'

KI 6PI 4

All 3 letters words made out of kip

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Definitions and meaning of kip

kip

Pronunciation

  • enPR: kĭp, IPA(key): /kɪp/
  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Etymology 1

1325–75, Middle English kipp, from Middle Dutch kip, from Middle Low German kip (pack, bundle of hides).

Alternative forms

  • kipp, kippe, kyppe

Noun

kip (countable and uncountable, plural kips)

  1. The untanned hide of a young or small beast, such as a calf, lamb, or young goat.
  2. A bundle or set of such hides.
  3. (obsolete) A unit of count for skins, 30 for lamb and 50 for goat.
  4. The leather made from such hide; kip leather.
Translations

Etymology 2

1760–70, probably related to Danish kippe (dive, hovel, cheap inn) and Middle Low German kiffe (hovel). From the same distant Germanic root as cove.

Noun

kip (plural kips)

  1. (informal, chiefly UK) A place to sleep; a rooming house; a bed.
  2. (informal, chiefly UK) Sleep, snooze, nap, forty winks, doze.
    I’m just going for my afternoon kip.
  3. (informal, chiefly UK) A very untidy house or room.
  4. (informal, chiefly UK, dated) A brothel.
Translations

Verb

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (informal, chiefly UK) To sleep; often with the connotation of a temporary or charitable situation, or one borne out of necessity.
    Don’t worry, I’ll kip on the sofabed.
Synonyms
  • crash (US)
Translations

Etymology 3

From Middle English kippen, from Old Norse kippa (to pull; snatch). Cognate with Norwegian kippe (to snatch), Swedish kippa (to snatch; jerk); Dutch kippen (to seize; catch).

Verb

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (transitive, dialectal, Scotland) To snatch; take up hastily; filch
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To hold or keep (together)
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To conduct oneself; act

Etymology 4

1910–15, Americanism, abbreviated from kilo + pound.

Noun

kip (plural kips)

  1. A unit of force equal to 1000 pounds-force (lbf) (4.44822 kilonewtons or 4448.22 newtons); occasionally called the kilopound.
  2. A unit of weight, used, for example, to calculate shipping charges, equal to half a US ton, or 1000 pounds.
  3. (rare, nonstandard) A unit of mass equal to 1000 avoirdupois pounds.

Etymology 5

1950–55, from Lao ກີບ (kīp).

Noun

kip (plural kip)

  1. The unit of currency in Laos, divided into 100 att, symbol ₭, abbreviation LAK.
Translations


Etymology 6

Unknown. Some senses may be related to German Kippe (stub).

Noun

kip (plural kips)

  1. (gymnastics) A basic skill or maneuver in artistic gymnastics on the uneven bars, parallel bars, high bar and still rings used, for example, as a way of mounting the bar in a front support position, or achieving a handstand from a hanging position. In its basic form, the legs are swung forward and upward by bending the hips, then suddenly down again, which gives the upward impulse to the body.
  2. (Australia, games, two-up) A piece of flat wood used to throw the coins in a game of two-up.
    • 1951, Jon Cleary, The Sundowners, 1952, page 208,
      Again Turk placed the pennies on the kip. He took his time, deliberate over the small action, held the kip for a long breathless moment, then jerked his wrist and the pennies were in the air.
    • 2003, Gilbert Buchanan, Malco Polia - Traveller, Warrior, page 52,
      Money was laid on the floor for bets on the heads or tails finish of two pennies tossed high into the air from a small wooden kip.
    • 2010, Colin McLaren, Sunflower: A Tale of Love, War and Intrigue, page 101,
      Jack discarded a length of wood, two twists of wire, his two-up kip and a spanner.
  3. (Scotland) A sharp-pointed hill; a projecting point, as on a hill.
Derived terms
  • kip-up
Translations

Verb

kip (third-person singular simple present kips, present participle kipping, simple past and past participle kipped)

  1. (gymnastics, intransitive) To perform the kip maneuver.

Anagrams

  • KPI, PKI

Azerbaijani

Adjective

kip (comparative daha kip, superlative ən kip)

  1. tight, close (firmly held together; compact; not loose or open)

Adverb

kip

  1. tight

Derived terms

  • kip-kip

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɪp/
  • Hyphenation: kip
  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Etymology 1

Possibly from an imitative birdcall, or related to Proto-West Germanic *kiukīn (compare kuiken and kieken).

Noun

kip f (plural kippen, diminutive kippetje n or kipje n)

  1. (chiefly Netherlands) A chicken, Gallus gallus domesticus.
  2. A female chicken, a hen.
    Synonyms: hen, kieken, hoender
  3. (dated, slang, Netherlands) A cop.
    Synonyms: flik, klabak, politieagent, smeris, wout
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Lao ກີບ (kīp).

Noun

kip m (uncountable)

  1. Kip, currency in Laos.

Anagrams

  • pik

References


Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʲip/

Verb

kip

  1. second-person singular imperative of kipieć

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From a Turkic language.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kîːp/

Noun

kȋp m (Cyrillic spelling ки̑п)

  1. statue

Declension

Derived terms

  • ukípiti

References

  • “kip” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kíːp/

Noun

kȋp m inan

  1. statue

Inflection


Turkish

Etymology

Learned borrowing from Karakhanid كِيبْ(kīp), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *gēp. Doublet of gibi. Introduced during the langauge reform, displaced the Ottoman Turkish انموزج(enmûzec).

Noun

kip (definite accusative kipi, plural kipler)

  1. (grammar) verb mood

Declension

Derived terms

  • gibi

References

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–) , “kip”, in Nişanyan Sözlük

West Uvean

Etymology

From English key.

Noun

kip

  1. key

References

  • Claire Moyse-Faurie, Borrowings from Romance languages in Oceanic languages, in Aspects of Language Contact (2008, →ISBN

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to sleep.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)