adjective, nip·pi·er, nip·pi·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for nippy
Summer is starting to retreat and the morning air is already nippy.
But Nippy would keep on doing it until everything was gone.Speed Read: Juiciest Bits From Cissy Houston’s ‘Remembering Whitney’|Melissa Leon|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The air was getting a little nippy, as Buster called it; so that several of the motorboat boys had donned their sweaters.Motor Boat Boys' River Chase|Louis Arundel
He remembered that he had ridden in one a few days before and that it was what he called "nifty and nippy."Mixed Faces|Roy Norton
Yer'd best look nippy and come into the kitchen and 'ave yer brekfus'.Sue, A Little Heroine|L. T. Meade
Even elderly ladies who looked with abhorrence upon the drinking habit were not denied their wee bit nippy.One Third Off|Irvin S. Cobb
He directed the men to help him onto his feet and soon came back with his old-fashioned nippy gait.Personal Recollections of the War of 1861|Charles Augustus Fuller
British Dictionary definitions for nippy
adjective -pier or -piest
- quick; nimble; active
- (of a motor vehicle) small and relatively powerful