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Nippy vs. Zippy

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Nippyadjective

fast; speedy

Zippyadjective

(informal) Energetic and lively.

Nippyadjective

(informal) Of the weather, rather cold.

‘Gosh, it's a bit nippy today: I'd better wear my gloves.’;

Zippyadjective

(informal) Quick, speedy.

Nippyadjective

Inclined to nip; bitey.

Zippyadjective

quick and energetic;

‘a brisk walk in the park’; ‘a lively gait’; ‘a merry chase’; ‘traveling at a rattling rate’; ‘a snappy pace’; ‘a spanking breeze’;

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Nippyadjective

annoying; irritating

Zippyadjective

marked by lively action;

‘a bouncing gait’; ‘bouncy tunes’; ‘the peppy and interesting talk’; ‘a spirited dance’;

Nippyadjective

(Scotland) sharp in taste

Nippyadjective

(Scotland) curt

Nippyadjective

(Scotland) parsimonious

Nippy

Pleasantly cold and invigorating; - of weather conditions.

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Nippyadjective

pleasantly cold and invigorating;

‘crisp clear nights and frosty mornings’; ‘a nipping wind’; ‘a nippy fall day’; ‘snappy weather’;

Nippy

A nippy was a waitress who worked in the J. Lyons & Co tea shops and cafés in London. Beginning in the late 19th century, a J. Lyons waitress was called a .

‘Gladys’;

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