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nippy

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2 having a powerfully stimulating odor or flavor
  • blue cheese is a little too nippy for my taste

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3 moving, proceeding, or acting with great speed
  • racing around the neighborhood on a nippy scooter

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4 uncomfortably cool
  • a nippy wind that chilled parade watchers to the bone

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The first known use of nippy was in 1575

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“Nippy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nippy. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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