Definition of chippy
: aggressively belligerent a chippy hockey player; also : marked by much fighting a chippy game
Examples of chippy in a Sentence
a chippy, defensive fellow whose alma mater was the school of hard knocks
Recent Examples of chippy from the Web
But with all that occurred in 2016 with the game being rescheduled and moved to Baton Rouge, what was already a chippy annual series has turned into something a bit more than that. 2.
The end of the game in general was a bit chippy, with yellow cards and some tense moments between opponents.
The match was a combination of chance-heavy and chippy, with both Bravo and his counterpart, Rui Patricio, coming up big when called upon.
At a festival of lights and colors, nothing fits right in quite like the neon chippy sound of Australia's Wave Racer.
The play was chippy all game long, and Wells even picked up a technical foul.
Then things got chippy (and a little weird) for the game's best player.
The game quickly became chippy as a frustrated Portland side tried to get back into the match.
The series, much like their regular-season meetings, has been chippy.
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Origin and Etymology of chippy
chip on one's shoulder
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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