tippy
adjective (tippier; -est) Date: 1886 liable to tip <
a tippy boat
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tippy — [tip′ē] adj. tippier, tippiest Informal that tips easily; not steady; shaky …   English World dictionary

  • tippy — adjective a) Clever, neat, smart. Of all the gay beaux, / That sport their smart cloathes, / Theres none that my fancy can please, / With their Spencers or Crops, / Or woolly Foretops, / Like Bob with his Tippy Bootees. b) Of tea, having a large… …   Wiktionary

  • tippy — /tip ee/, adj., tippier, tippiest. (of an object) liable to tip over. [1885 90; TIP2 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tippy — game of chasings; tag …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • tippy — Australian Slang game of chasings; tag …   English dialects glossary

  • tippy — adjective (tippier, tippiest) N. Amer. inclined to tilt or overturn; unsteady …   English new terms dictionary

  • tippy — tip·py …   English syllables

  • tippy — tip•py [[t]ˈtɪp i[/t]] adj. pi•er, pi•est liable to tip over • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • tippy — /ˈtɪpi/ (say tipee) noun → tip4 (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • tippy — adjective (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail • Syn: ↑crank, ↑cranky, ↑tender • Similar to: ↑unstable • Topics: ↑boat …   Useful english dictionary

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