chipper

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1chip·per

noun \ˈchi-pər\

: a piece of equipment that is used to cut wood (such as tree branches) into small pieces

Full Definition of CHIPPER

:  one that chips <a wood chipper>

First Known Use of CHIPPER

1513

2chipper

adjective

: cheerful and lively

Full Definition of CHIPPER

:  sprightly 1

Examples of CHIPPER

  1. My, you're looking chipper this morning.
  2. She greeted me in a chipper voice.

Origin of CHIPPER

perhaps alteration of English dialect kipper lively
First Known Use: 1822

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