newspaper clipping

newspaper clipping
noun
an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
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he searched through piles of letters and clippings

Hypernyms: ↑excerpt, ↑excerption, ↑extract, ↑selection

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  • Clipping — Clip ping, n. 1. The act of embracing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The act of cutting off, curtailing, or diminishing; the practice of clipping the edges of coins. Note: This practise was common when precious metals such as silver or gold were used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clipping — early 13c., clasping, embracing, from CLIP (Cf. clip) (2). Meaning an article cut from a newspaper is from 1857, from CLIP (Cf. clip) (1). Sense of a small piece cut off is from late 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • clipping — ► NOUN 1) a small piece trimmed from something: grass clippings. 2) an article cut from a newspaper or magazine …   English terms dictionary

  • clipping — [klip′iŋ] n. [< CLIP1] 1. the act of cutting out or trimming off 2. something cut out or trimmed off [hair clippings ] ☆ 3. a news story or other item clipped from a newspaper, magazine, etc …   English World dictionary

  • clipping — noun 1 piece cut off sth ADJECTIVE ▪ fingernail, nail, toenail ▪ grass, hedge (BrE), lawn 2 (esp. AmE) piece cut out from a newspaper ⇨ See also ↑cutting …   Collocations dictionary

  • clipping — n. 1) a newspaper, press clipping (AE; BE has press cutting) 2) fingernail; toenail clippings * * * [ klɪpɪŋ] toenail clippings press clipping (AE; BE has press cutting) a newspaper fingernail …   Combinatory dictionary

  • newspaper — news|pa|per W2S2 [ˈnju:sˌpeıpə US ˈnu:zˌpeıpər] n 1.) a set of large folded sheets of printed paper containing news, articles, pictures, advertisements etc which is sold daily or weekly = ↑paper ▪ She had read about it in the newspapers . ▪ I saw …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • newspaper — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ daily, evening (esp. BrE), morning, Sunday, weekly ▪ today s, yesterday s ▪ left wing …   Collocations dictionary

  • Clipping (publications) — For other uses, see Clipping (disambiguation). Clipping is the cutting out of articles from a paper publication. Newspaper clippings are often used when people have to write a report or make a presentation on current events for school. Clippings… …   Wikipedia

  • clipping — [[t]klɪ̱pɪŋ[/t]] clippings 1) N COUNT: oft n N A clipping is an article, picture, or advertisement that has been cut from a newspaper or magazine. ...bulletin boards crowded with newspaper clippings. 2) N COUNT: usu pl, oft n N Clippings are… …   English dictionary

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