nippily
adverb see nippy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nippily — ˈnipə̇lē adverb : in a nippy manner : briskly, nimbly a panther could not have moved more nippily P.G.Wodehouse …   Useful english dictionary

  • nippily — See nippy. * * * …   Universalium

  • nippily — adverb In a nippy way …   Wiktionary

  • nippily — nip·pi·ly …   English syllables

  • nippy — adjective (nippier; est) Date: 1575 1. marked by a tendency to nip < a nippy dog > 2. brisk, quick, or nimble in movement ; snappy 3. pungent, sharp 4. chilly, chilling < a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nippiness — See nippily. * * * …   Universalium

  • nippy — adjective (nippier, nippiest) informal 1》 Brit. able to move quickly; nimble. 2》 (of weather) chilly. 3》 Scottish & Canadian (of food) sharp tasting; tangy. Derivatives nippily adverb nippiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • nippy — adjective informal 1 weather that is nippy is slightly cold: It s rather nippy out there. 2 BrE moving quickly or able to move quickly: a nippy little car nippiness noun (U) nippily adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fast — I 1. adjective 1) a fast pace Syn: speedy, quick, swift, rapid; fast moving, fast paced, high speed, turbo, sporty; accelerated, express, blistering, breakneck, pell mell; hasty, hurried; informal nippy …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fast — I 1. adjective 1) a fast pace Syn: speedy, quick, swift, rapid, high speed, accelerated, express, blistering, breakneck, hasty, hurried; informal nippy, scorching, supersonic; Brit.; informal cracking …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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