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chippy

adjective chip·py \ˈchi-pē\
chip·pi·erchip·pi·est

Definition of CHIPPY

:  aggressively belligerent <a chippy hockey player>; also :  marked by much fighting <a chippy game>

Examples of CHIPPY

  1. <a chippy, defensive fellow whose alma mater was the school of hard knocks>

Origin of CHIPPY

chip on one's shoulder
First Known Use: 1898

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