nippy


nip·py

adjective \ˈni-pē\

: somewhat cold

: able to move quickly

nip·pi·ernip·pi·est

Full Definition of NIPPY

1
:  marked by a tendency to nip <a nippy dog>
2
:  brisk, quick, or nimble in movement :  snappy
3
:  pungent, sharp
4
:  chilly, chilling <a nippy day>
nip·pi·ly \ˈni-pə-lē\ adverb
nip·pi·ness \ˈni-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of NIPPY

  1. <bring a jacket, as it's a little nippy outside>
  2. <blue cheese is a little too nippy for my taste>

First Known Use of NIPPY

1575

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