Ap·​py | \ ˈa-pē How to pronounce Appy (audio) \
plural Appies or Appys

Definition of Appy

: appaloosa Appies can be one color at birth and turn to another by the time they're 2 years old.Denver Post, 13 Jan. 1998 She has the tough hoof Appys are known for and has shown us how gentle and loving her true nature is.— Sally Brunelle, Countryside & Small Stock Journal, 1 July 2007

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First Known Use of Appy

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Appy

app(aloosa) + -y entry 4

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“Appy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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