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noun Nautical.
  1. a slightly rough or ripply surface on a body of water.
  2. spray from small waves.
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Origin of lipper

1505–15; noun use of dial. lipper to ripple. See lap3, -er6
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  • I think it's Klipper, Lipper, Wipper, or something of that sort.

    Life in a German Crack Regiment

    Wolf Ernst Hugo Emil Baudissin

  • Occasionally the Lipper edges of the plates are shorted, in which case they must be treated the same way.

  • The trees are blown white, the grass is black with shadows, and the sea springs up like magic into a short nasty "lipper."