clipped

1. mod. cheated.
When Marty counted his change, he found he’d been clipped.
You weren’t clipped by me. I just made a mistake.
2. mod. arrested.
Frank got clipped as he got out of his car.
He was clipped and no one read him his rights, so off he went.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • clipped — adj. 1. trimmed with clippers; as, a clipped hedge. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (music) staccato; contrasted with {legato}. Syn: short. [WordNet 1.5] 3. effectively concise. Syn: brief, crisp, curt, laconic, short, terse, to the point(predicate). [WordNet 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clipped — Vidéo par AC/DC Sortie 1991 Genre Hard rock Label Warner Music Vision Clipped est une vidéo promo d AC/DC sortie en format VHS en 1991 chez Warner Music Vision. Il contient les 3 clip …   Wikipédia en Français

  • clipped — [klıpt] adj 1.) cut so that it is short and neat ▪ a neatly clipped hedge 2.) a clipped voice is quick and clear but not very friendly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Clipped — is a video featuring five tracks by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. First released in 1991, it contained three tracks from The Razors Edge and two from Blow Up Your Video. In 2002 a DVD version was released which also included videos for the …   Wikipedia

  • clipped — [ klıpt ] adjective 1. ) cut short and into a neat shape: clipped hair 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY speaking clearly and quickly, in a way that seems unfriendly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clipped — clipped; un·clipped; …   English syllables

  • Clipped — es un video de la banda de hard rock Australiana AC/DC. Primero lanzada en 1991, contuvo tres cancones del album The Razors Edge y dos de Blow Up Your Video. En 2002 fue lanzada una version de DVD que tambien incluyo videos de las canciones Big… …   Wikipedia Español

  • clipped — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of speech) having short, sharp vowel sounds and clear pronunciation …   English terms dictionary

  • clipped — [[t]klɪ̱pt[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Clipped means neatly cut. ...a quiet street of clipped hedges and flowering gardens. ...a dapper man with a clipped moustache. 2) ADJ If you say that someone has a clipped way of speaking, you mean they speak… …   English dictionary

  • clipped — adjective 1. cut or trimmed by clipping a handsome man with a clipped moustache clipped hedges close clipped lawns a clipped poodle • Similar to: ↑trimmed, ↑cut 2. (of speech) having quick short sounds …   Useful english dictionary

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