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Definition of "chippy" [chip•py]

  • A chipping sparrow. (noun)
  • Slang A woman prostitute. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chippy" in a sentence
  • "USATODAY. com - Nets emerge victorious in chippy opener"
  • ""My friend, sir," the second man went on, "is vat you call chippy because you come plomp into his bed of cabbage, very fine vegetable, vich remind him of his youthful days in ze ever-to-beloved Homeland.""
  • "Unusually high temperatures and humidity the past week have some folks -- including some players saying the ice was "chippy" -- concerned."