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Definition of "zippy" []

  • Full of energy; lively. (adjective)

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 "zippy" in a sentence
  • "Instead of simply shots of the interstate, most of the trip is described in zippy, zoomed-in Google Earth animation, some hypnotic fast forwarding, and then a Street View depiction of the road, jerking forward in blurry freeze frames; the navigation screen of the car’s GPS makes an appearance, as does a screen capture of the trip on Google Maps, from above, a single red line illustrating the path."
  • "It's called the zippy satchel for a reason as you can find three main compartments (divided by zippers), perfect for the ultimate organizer in you."
  • "And people might actually go see it: the trades call its box-office prospects "zippy" (Variety) and say it "should perform exceptionally well" (The Hollywood Reporter)."