/ (ˈdʒɪpɪ) slang /
noun plural -pies
an Egyptian person or thing
Also called: gippo plural -poes a Gypsy
gippy tummy diarrhoea, esp as experienced by visitors to hot climates
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Word Origin for gippy
C19: from Gypsy and Egyptian
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British Dictionary definitions for gippy (2 of 2)
/ (ˈɡɪpɪ) /
noun plural -ies
Northern English dialect a starling
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Example sentences from the Web for gippy
But he made the Gippy say: "Good-morning, kind sir," over and over again.
The coat was an old khaki jacket of a Gippy soldier, and, being scant of buttons, doubtful linen showed beneath.