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adjective (1)

dialectal, British
: infested with fleas


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adjective (2)

: hanging loosely : limp


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adjective (3)

: choppy
used of the sea

Word History


Adjective (1)

Middle English, from loppe flea + -y (flea)

Adjective (2)

lop entry 4 + -y

Adjective (3)

lop entry 6 + -y

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“Loppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loppy. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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