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[rip-lee] /ˈrɪp li/
characterized by ripples; rippling.
sounding like rippling water.
Origin of ripply
First recorded in 1765-75; ripple1 + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But ABC is charting new territory with its GQ brigade, the first ripply abbed, all-male journalism revue.

Historical Examples
  • What does she do but let loose one of them ripply laughs of hers.

    Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford
  • A low-hanging, golden moon, a lake that was ripply but not too rough, and balmy night air—who could ask for more?

    The Firebug Roy J. Snell
  • Edna laughed her ripply laugh that always made everyone else laugh, too.

    A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband Louise Bennett Weaver
  • His thoughts still ran to blue-gray eyes and ripply hair, but he made no attempt to put them into a story.

    The Lure of the Dim Trails by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  • Morland, with his ripply hair and the features of a Fra Angelico angel, would seem out of place in khaki.

  • A pretty girl she was, with eyes as blue as a lake and ripply hair she wore in a big knot.

  • The ripply appearance left at low water on the flat part of a sandy beach.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Why, without half tryin' I could start that ripply laugh of hers going and get the dimples playin' tag with her blushes.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • Then again she brushed and brushed, until the ripply mass shone like unto burnished gold.

    Maid Sally Harriet A. Cheever

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