AskDefine | Define sip

Dictionary Definition

sip n : a small drink [syn: nip] v : drink in sips; "She was sipping her tea" [also: sipping, sipped]

User Contributed Dictionary




From Middle English sippen, probably cognate with Middle English sipen "to seep"


  1. A small mouthful of drink


A small mouthful of drink
  • Kurdish:


  1. To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time


To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time

See also

Extensive Definition

The three letter abbreviation SIP can refer to the following:


Business and Economics





sip in German: SIP
sip in Spanish: SIP
sip in French: SIP
sip in Italian: SIP
sip in Japanese: SIP
sip in Polish: SIP
sip in Swedish: SIP (flera betydelser)
sip in Vietnamese: SIP

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

beverage, bib, bite, booze, bumper, cast, dash, draft, drain the cup, dram, drench, drink, drink bottoms-up, drink deep, drink hard, drink in, drink off, drink to, drink up, drop, follow strong drink, gargle, gleam, grog, gulp, guzzle, hint, idea, imbibe, intimation, jigger, jolt, knock back, lap, lap up, libation, lick, look, nip, peg, pledge, portion, potation, potion, pull, quaff, round, round of drinks, sample, savor, scintilla, shade, shadow, shot, slurp, smack, smattering, smell, snifter, snort, soak, soupcon, spark, spot, sprinkling, suck, suck in, suckle, suggestion, sup, suspicion, swallow, swig, swill, taste, taste of, thought, tincture, tinge, tipple, toast, tope, toss, toss down, toss off, tot, touch, trace, wash down, wet
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