sip has definitions from the field of biology
[ verb ] drink in sips


"She was sipping her tea"

Used in print

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

He and Irvin_Moll were sipping coffee at the breakfast bar .

Sipping their coffee , discussing the weather , the day 's shopping , Fritzie 's commitments at the network ( all of which he would cancel ) , they avoided the radio , the morning TV news_show , even the front page of the Santa_Luisa_Register , resting on the kitchen bar .

Two men he did not recognize were sipping coffee and munching sweet_rolls .

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drink sucker

[ noun ] (biology) a small drink



Used in print

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

The queen afterward keeps incubating and guarding her eggs like a mother hen , taking a sip from_time_to_time from the rather liquid honey in her honey pots .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Alex 's instruction was rapid , for the doctor had_to go_off to the Rue_Ecole_de_Medecine to hear more speeches with only time for one sip of wine to sustain him through them all .

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