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hipper-dipper

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hipper-dipper

adjective

Excellent; superb; super-duper: a hipper-dipper display

noun

A prizefight where the result is prearranged; tank fight: the last fight being a ''hipperdipper'' (Prizefighting)

[1930s+; the boxing sense perhaps related to dipper, ''small swimming pool,'' in which one goes up to the hips; modeled on take a dive and tank]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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