Nippy definition

nĭpē
Tending to nip.

An exuberant, nippy puppy.

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Sharp or biting.

Nippy cheese.

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Bitingly cold.

A nippy fall day.

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Nipping or tending to nip, or pinch.
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Cold in a stinging way.

A nippy autumn morning.

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(brit., informal) Quick or nimble.
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(informal) Of the weather, rather cold.

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

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(informal) Fast; speedy.
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(UK, dated) A waitress in a Lyons Corner House.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
nippy
Comparative:
nippier
Superlative:
nippiest

Origin of nippy

  • From nippy, i.e. speedy.

    From Wiktionary

  • nip +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary