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chippy

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adjective chip·py \ˈchi-pē\

Definition of chippy

chippierchippiest

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



Examples of chippy in a sentence

  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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