Chippy vs. Carpenter - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Chippy (noun)

    A fish-and-chip shop.

  • Chippy (noun)

    A carpenter.

  • Chippy (noun)

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

  • Chippy (noun)

    A potato chip.

  • Chippy (noun)

    A prostitute or promiscuous woman.

  • Chippy (noun)

    A chiptune.

  • Chippy (noun)

    A chipping sparrow.

  • Chippy (adjective)

    Ill-tempered, disagreeable.

  • Chippy (adjective)

    Involving violence or unfair play.

  • Chippy (adjective)

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

  • Chippy (adjective)

    As dry as a chip of wood.

  • Chippy (adjective)

    Feeling sick from drinking alcohol; hung over.

  • Carpenter (noun)

    A person skilled at carpentry, the trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures.

  • Carpenter (noun)

    A senior rating in ships responsible for all the woodwork onboard; in the days of sail, a warrant officer responsible for the hull, masts, spars and boats of a ship, and whose responsibility was to sound the well to see if the ship was making water.

  • Carpenter (noun)

    A two-wheeled carriage.

  • Carpenter (noun)

    A carpenter bee.

  • Carpenter (noun)

    A woodlouse.

  • Carpenter (verb)

    To work as a carpenter, cutting and joining timber.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Chippy (noun)

    a fish-and-chip shop

    "there used to be a good chippy down the back of Albert Street"

  • Chippy (noun)

    a carpenter.

  • Chippy (noun)

    a prostitute.

  • Chippy (noun)

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

  • Chippy (adjective)

    (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"

  • Chippy (adjective)

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

    "a chippy game"

  • Carpenter (noun)

    a person who makes and repairs wooden objects and structures.

  • Carpenter (verb)

    make by shaping wood

    "the rails were carpentered very skilfully"

  • Carpenter (verb)

    do the work of a carpenter

    "she carpenters and goes on archaeological digs"

Webster Dictionary

  • Chippy (adjective)

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

  • Chippy (noun)

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

  • Carpenter (noun)

    An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, ships, etc.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Carpenter (noun)

    a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects

  • Carpenter (verb)

    work as a carpenter

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