Synonyms for Clipping:

n.

classified ad, artwork, cheesecake, announcement, banner headline, advice column, centerfold, byline, article, cartoon. ruin, junk, remains, debris, e-waste, waste, litter, trash, garbage, landfill. act (noun)
trimming, trim.
clipping (noun)
clip, trim, trimming, press clipping, newspaper clipping, press cutting, cutting, snip.
communication (noun)
press clipping, newspaper clipping, press cutting, cutting.
excerpt (noun)
part, cutting, bit, piece, quotation.

v.

diminishing (verb)
Truncating, Depleting, diminishing, shortening, Weeding, minimizing, contracting, nipping, pruning, eroding, tapering, decreasing, lessening, Abridging, shaving, dwindling, Compacting, deflating, Concentrating, shrinking, paring, compressing, Bobbing, reducing, lightening, downgrading, trimming, condensing, Abbreviating, decrementing.
rejecting (verb)
Jilting, Cropping, Rejecting, Chopping, Blackballing, vomiting, erupting, Oppugning, Spewing, deep-sixing, Excising, blacklisting, Abandoning, Eliminating, excreting, Disclaiming, Denying, Ejaculating, barring, Ejecting, emitting, Lopping, seeping, Evacuating, Secreting, venting, Disallowing, Discarding, Disgorging, junking, shedding, Trashing, exhausting, Discharging, draining, exuding, Excluding, belching, Curtailing, Culling, Sniping, cutting, Checking, jettisoning, disapproving, shearing.
shortening (verb)
lowering, belittling.
subtracting (verb)
docking, depreciating, Subtracting, Deleting, Discounting, Deducting, Eliding.

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Other relevant words:
press cutting, newspaper clipping, press clipping, bit, trim, snip, piece, quotation, clip, part.

Usage examples for clipping

  1. But I should imagine he is quite capable of clipping your claws if they get in his way. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Mrs. Newbolt paused in her clipping of bonnet slats to make a menacing snip at a big white rooster which came picking around the steps. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  3. I must speak to him under this roof to- night: There is a rose that's ready; I shall burn to death if I speak in the light: There's a rose that's ready for clipping – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith