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

Derived forms: chippies, chippiest, chippier

See also: hostile

Type of: woodman, woodsman, woodworker

Encyclopedia: Chippy