chip·​pie | \ ˈchi-pē How to pronounce chippie (audio) \
variants: or less commonly chippy
plural chippies

Definition of chippie

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Synonyms for chippie


doxy (also doxie), fancy woman, floozy (or floozie), hoochie [slang], hussy, Jezebel, minx, quean, tramp, trollop, wench

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Examples of chippie in a Sentence

detectives wanted to talk to the chippies who were regulars at the bar—to learn if they had seen anything

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The boxer came down bellowing, Bobbie apologized, the beautiful chippie in red velvet pants swept off with the boxer in the Towers elevator and thus became a Waldorf girl. Gail Sheehy, Daily Intelligencer, "Wide Open City/Part II: Redpants and Sugarman," 9 Sep. 2017 Perhaps all those men who wrote the books and plays about the hooker with a heart of gold, or the chippie who fell in love with a nice American serviceman and was saved, were really writing about their own need to subdue women. Gail Sheehy, Daily Intelligencer, "Wide Open City/Part 1: The New Breed," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of chippie

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chippie

origin unknown

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The first known use of chippie was in 1886

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something desired as essential

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