- an Egyptian person or thing
- Also called: gippo plural -poes a Gypsy
- gippy tummy diarrhoea, esp as experienced by visitors to hot climates
Word Origin for gippy
C19: from Gypsy and Egyptian
- Northern English dialect a starling
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Examples from the Web for gippy
Historical Examples of 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.