zippy

play
adjective zip·py \ˈzi-pē\

Definition of zippy

zippier

;

zippiest

  1. :  full of zip: such asa :  very quick or speedy <a zippy sports car>b :  strikingly fresh, lively, or appealing in style <zippy clothes>

Examples of zippy in a sentence

  1. <a crowd of zippy children who'd been cooped up all day>

  2. <she just bought a zippy new computer that should enable her to work more efficiently>

1904

First Known Use of zippy

1904


ZIPPY Defined for English Language Learners

zippy

play
adjective zip·py \ˈzi-pē\

Definition of zippy for English Language Learners

  • : very fast

  • : appealingly stylish

  • : having a spicy flavor


ZIPPY Defined for Kids

zippy

play
adjective zip·py \ˈzi-pē\

Definition of zippy for Students

zippier

zippiest

  1. 1 :  speedy <zippy cars>

  2. 2 :  full of energy :  lively <a zippy song>



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up zippy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a principle or belief held by a group

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ