grippy

1
[grip-ee]

Origin of grippy

1

grippy

2
[grip-ee]
adjective, grip·pi·er, grip·pi·est. Chiefly Scot.
  1. stingy; avaricious.

Origin of grippy

2
First recorded in 1800–10; grip + -y1
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Examples from the Web for grippy

Historical Examples of grippy

  • But, in this affair, Grippy did not think fit to confer with any of his sons.

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    John Galt

  • At the same time, its what I jealouse, Grippy, yell no be vera content to hear.

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    John Galt

  • You have lived ever since your marriage with my father at Grippy.

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    John Galt

  • Thus ended the annunciation of the conjugal felicity of which Grippy was the architect.

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    John Galt

  • The things sae settled, Grippy, and its no for you and me to cast out about it.

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    John Galt


British Dictionary definitions for grippy

grippy

adjective
  1. (of a material) having adhesive qualities
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