lop·​py | \ ˈläpē, -pi \

Definition of loppy

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, British
: infested with fleas
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Definition of loppy (Entry 2 of 3)

: hanging loosely : limp
\ " \

Definition of loppy (Entry 3 of 3)

: choppy used of the sea

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History and Etymology for loppy

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 25 Feb. 2020.

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