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

Word History


app(aloosa) + -y entry 4

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Appy was in 1969

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“Appy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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