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Noun: chippy  chi-pee
  1. [Brit] A woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
    - carpenter, chippie [Brit]
     
  2. [N. Amer] (informal) a prostitute
    - chippie [N. Amer]
     
  3. [Brit] Fish and chip shop
    - chippie [Brit], chipper [Ireland]
Adjective: chippy (chippier,chippiest)  chi-pee
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    "chippy acts against another country";
    - aggressive, belligerent

Derived forms: chippiest, chippies, chippier

See also: hostile

Type of: woodman, woodsman, woodworker

Encyclopedia: Chippy