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Answer for the clue "Drink delicately", 3 letters:
Alternative clues for the word sip
Nurse a drink
Nurse a brewski
Have some tea
Sample, as wine
Bit of a draft
Just enough to wet the lips
Very small serving
Just enough to wet one's lips
Take in slowly
Taste, as wine
Take, as tea
Drink, as hot tea
Take in tentatively
Drink from a snifter, e.g.
Hardly a gulp
Hardly a chug
Sample, in a way
Savor, in a way
Half a strawful, say
Drink with one's pinkie up, say
Test the temperature of, in a way
Drink with a straw
Savor, as fine wine
Nurse a beverage
Nurse at a bar
Nurse in a bar
Drink ver-r-ry slowly
Nurse, as a drink
Enjoy, as brandy
Savor, as cognac
Drink hot chocolate, maybe
Opposite of a gulp
A small drink
Draw on a straw
Drink a little
Use a snifter
Test of a sort
Use a straw
Tiny taste of soup
Taste, as soup
Just enough to wet one's whistle
Take tea with delicacy
Take a little drink
Try ale, gingerly
Small beverage quantity
Taste the soup
Word definitions for sip in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES sip coffee (= drink it slowly ) ▪ He sat in his chair, peacefully sipping his coffee. sip your drink (= drink it in very small amounts ) ▪ Connie was sitting at the table, sipping her drink slowly. sipping lid COLLOCATIONS...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sip \Sip\, v. i. To drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to take a sip or sips of something. [She] raised it to her mouth with sober grace; Then, sipping, offered to the next in place. --Dryden.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. A small mouthful of drink vb. (context transitive English) To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from a source related to Low German sippen "to sip," or from Old English sypian "absorb, drink in," related to supan "to take into the mouth a little at a time" (see sup (v.2)). Related: Sipped ; sipping .
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a small drink [syn: nip ] [also: sipping , sipped ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Šip may refer to: Šip (Pale) Šip (Višegrad)
Usage examples of sip.
He felt in no mood for conversation, and as he sipped his absinth he let his mind run rather sorrowfully over the past few weeks of his life.
He was sitting in a music hall one evening, sipping his absinth and admiring the art of a certain famous Russian dancer, when he caught a passing glimpse of a pair of evil black eyes upon him.
They had sat on the sofa in front of the fire, talking quietly of many things while he sipped an after-dinner brandy, his favorite.
An old emeritus professor, Doctoran Hildegard, who was famed for his agnosticism, sipped his and announced that he now had evidence of the existence of the Deity.
With a deer rib bone whose end she had hollowed out to make a small depression, she fed him the agrimony concentration in small sips sometime near midnight.
They sipped and exchanged pleasantries for several moments before Ameer got down to business.
For a while the conversation had been lively and friendly, and Ana had sat on her barstool, sipping her Coke and basking in the new ambiance.
Baudelaires and the Squalors sipped aqueous martinis one evening in a living room the children had never seen before.
Her hair maintained its erotic contact with the Arachno, sipping information from his skin to verify what Corvax said.
She took a sip of her wine, then smiled brilliantly at Captain Argosy, Sergeant Rice, and Sergeant Culpeper.
Night had just fallen and Torrance uncorked a bottle of arrack and took a sip.
He sipped from a tin mug of arrack while Sharpe negotiated the muslin screen and then stood to attention beneath the ridge pole.
I have artichokes with Parmesan cheese, just a little bite of the excellent bread, a few sips of red wine, a plate of eggplant and peppers, and gigantic portions of rib steak, chicken, and lamb.
Ducking inside, she found the rider, Berelain, sipping tea with Amys and Bair and Sorilea, all stretched out on bright, tasseled cushions.
Cole took a sip from the next beer as he too watched the young woman with the red bandanna move to the music.