zippy
adjective (zippier; -est) Date: 1904 full of zip: as a. very quick or speedy <
a zippy sports car
>
b. strikingly fresh, lively, or appealing in style <
zippy clothes
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • zippy — [adj] energetic active, animated, ball of fire*, brisk, chipper, dashing, dynamic, enterprising, full of energy, full of life, full of pep, high powered, kinetic, lively, peppy, potent, powerful, snappy, speedy, spirited, sprightly, spry, strong …   New thesaurus

  • zippy — ► ADJECTIVE (zippier, zippiest) informal 1) bright, fresh, or lively. 2) speedy …   English terms dictionary

  • zippy — [zip′ē] adj. zippier, zippiest [< ZIP + Y2] Informal full of vim and energy; brisk …   English World dictionary

  • zippy — UK [ˈzɪpɪ] / US adjective Word forms zippy : adjective zippy comparative zippier superlative zippiest informal able to move very quickly a zippy little car …   English dictionary

  • zippy — 1. Okay or perfect. 2. Quick or fast. 1. You say, Hey guys! They say, Sup man¿ You be like, Nothin much, everything s zippy. 2. You say, Yeah, my Viper s in the shop. Once it gets out it should be more zippy …   Dictionary of american slang

  • zippy — 1. Okay or perfect. 2. Quick or fast. 1. You say, Hey guys! They say, Sup man¿ You be like, Nothin much, everything s zippy. 2. You say, Yeah, my Viper s in the shop. Once it gets out it should be more zippy …   Dictionary of american slang

  • zippy — f zipi] mod. lively; active. □ Wow, is that kid zippy! Look at him dance! □ This is a real zippy number …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • zippy — zip|py [ zıpi ] adjective INFORMAL able to move very quickly: a zippy little car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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