chippy

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adjective chip·py \ˈchi-pē\

Definition of chippy

chippier

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chippiest

  1. :  aggressively belligerent a chippy hockey player; also :  marked by much fighting a chippy game

Examples of chippy in a Sentence

  1. a chippy, defensive fellow whose alma mater was the school of hard knocks

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Origin and Etymology of chippy

chip on one's shoulder



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