Examples of dippy in a Sentence
a movie about a slightly dippy young musician
a mindless movie about a bunch of dippy teenagers
Recent Examples of dippy from the Web
Hempseed oil is known for its skin-soothing powers, but many of the best organic formulas still bear the scent of weed’s hippie-dippy past.
The weather offers excuses for many pleasures: rides in convertibles to the beach, a sticky dippy ice-cream cone, late nights, and that one last piña colada or Aperol spritz delivered poolside with a smile.
The movie almost makes the dippy TV show it is based on seem respectable by comparison.
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Origin and Etymology of dippy
First Known Use: 1899See Words from the same year
absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany;
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless;
out to lunch;
DIPPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dippy for English Language Learners
: silly or foolish in usually an appealing way
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