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Definition of: MINCE

mince
(n.) A short, precise step; an affected manner.
(v. i.) To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner.
(v. i.) To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.
(v. t.) To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine; to hash; as, to mince meat.
(v. t.) To suppress or weaken the force of; to extenuate; to palliate; to tell by degrees, instead of directly and frankly; to clip, as words or expressions; to utter half and keep back half of.
(v. t.) To affect; to make a parade of.