marked by or being in sprightly good humor and health.
Other definitions for chipper (2 of 3)
to chirp or twitter.
to chatter or babble.
Other definitions for chipper (3 of 3)
a person or thing that chips or cuts.
a machine that grinds up logs, tree trunks, discarded Christmas trees, etc., into wood chips.
Slang. a person who uses narcotic drugs only occasionally or in small doses.
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How to use chipper in a sentence
The squeeze, Cooper, hissed Nelson in Chippers ear, as the little shortstop rose from the bench.The New Boys at Oakdale | Morgan Scott
It also chippers like a young Warbler or a Black-throated Green.
The logs for this are not ground fine, but cut up by disk chippers.Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
Or make our mere chippers and filers a match for such workmen as him.
British Dictionary definitions for chipper (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for chipper (2 of 2)
Irish and Scot informal a fish-and-chip shop
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