put in the nips

put in the nips

To beg, borrow, or extort money (from someone). Primarily heard in Australia, Canada. The tax bill is downright robbery, putting in the nips from people's hard-earned wages. My brother puts in the nips whenever he comes around.
See also: nip, put

put in the nips

cadge, borrow, or extort money. Australian & New Zealand informal
See also: nip, put