Nipping in a sentence as an adjective

Or he could be, say, nipping a problem in the bud.

And now lean startups are nipping at our heels...Think medicine.

This is just bad business practice and Notch is right for nipping it in the bud.

I know there will always be new diseases, but nipping this one in the bud would be awesome.

The first thing you see on their site is a photo of a girl in a tight t-shirt, and text at the bottom that says "Aligators nipping at your ***?

You put it in sleep mode instead of switching it completely off or hibernating,because you are just nipping out for a coffee.

Healthy ones have a wide variety of choices, and the competition nipping at your heels keeps user-hating features out of the product.

With Google and Facebook moving closer into local deals and LivingSocial nipping at its heels, its only a matter of time before Groupon starts feeling the heat.

Sorry for nipping your adventure short, but I caught sight of how fast the logs were scrolling, noted the HN referrer, and decided it'd probably be best to stop requesting the next code block from the server and just store everything client-side.

[2] I'd prefer a Cash reference but you can't really chose your own nick-names, maybe nipping to Rino and shooting a man would help...Of course it might not appeal to programmers in India any more than it does to you - it could just be that is appeals to PHBs in India!

And when they rightfully insist on nipping this gentrification in the bud, when they fight to prevent Austin from cannibalizing itself into the next Silicon Valley, they get told with a straight face that they aren't "entitled" to their homeland and must step aside so the affluent can have their fun.

Nipping definitions


capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"

See also: barbed biting pungent mordacious


pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"

See also: crisp frosty nippy snappy