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Chipper vs. Chippy

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Chipperadjective

Exhibiting a lively optimism; in high spirits, cheerful.

Chippynoun

(British) A fish-and-chip shop.

Chippernoun

A fish and chip shop, or more generally a cheap fast food outlet, typically selling chips and other deep-fried foods.

Chippynoun

A carpenter.

Chippernoun

(slang) A deep frier.

Chippynoun

The youngest member of a team or group, normally someone whose voice has not yet deepened, talking like a chipmunk.

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Chippernoun

(US) A machine that reduces organic matter to compost; depending on size, whole tree trunks are reduced to sawdust; a woodchipper.

Chippynoun

(New Zealand) A potato chip.

Chippernoun

An occasional tobacco user, or more generally drug user.

Chippynoun

A prostitute or promiscuous woman.

Chippernoun

A machine that chips potatoes ready to be fried and made into chips.

Chippynoun

A chiptune.

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Chippernoun

A company that manufactures potato chips/potato crisps.

Chippynoun

(US) A chipping sparrow.

Chippernoun

Someone who chips (e.g. wood).

Chippyadjective

Ill-tempered, disagreeable.

Chippernoun

(sports) A player who chips the ball.

Chippyadjective

Involving violence or unfair play.

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Chippernoun

(golf) A golf club for making chip shots.

Chippyadjective

(of wood) Tending to form chips when cut, rather than larger, more usable pieces of wood.

Chipperverb

To chirp or chirrup.

Chippyadjective

(dated) As dry as a chip of wood.

Chipperverb

To chirp or chirrup.

Chippyadjective

(archaic) Feeling sick from drinking alcohol; hung over.

Chipperadjective

Lively; cheerful; talkative.

Chippyadjective

Abounding in, or resembling, chips; dry and tasteless.

Chipperadjective

having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air;

‘looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit’; ‘life that is gay, brisk, and debonair’; ‘walked with a jaunty step’; ‘a jaunty optimist’;

Chippynoun

A small American sparrow (Spizella socialis), very common near dwelling; - also called chipping bird and chipping sparrow, from its simple note.

Chippynoun

a fish-and-chip shop

‘there used to be a good chippy down the back of Albert Street’;

Chippynoun

a carpenter.

Chippynoun

a prostitute.

Chippynoun

a young woman who has many casual sexual encounters or relationships.

Chippyadjective

(of a person) touchy and defensive, especially on account of having a grievance or a sense of inferiority

‘I thought she was hostile and chippy’;

Chippyadjective

(of an ice-hockey game or player) rough and belligerent

‘a chippy game’;

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