adjective, nip·pi·er, nip·pi·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for 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
They carry the mail over vast, snowy wildernesses, and even sometimes to Dawson, when the air is not too nippy.The Bungalow Boys North of Fifty-Three|Dexter J. Forrester
Then, as the air was nippy with frost, Miss Brazilla hurried indoors again.Rilla of the Lighthouse|Grace May North
Right in front of him was Nippy, worrying the wriggling tail with her sharp teeth like a little terrier.Wild Folk|Samuel Scoville
British Dictionary definitions for nippy
adjective -pier or -piest
- quick; nimble; active
- (of a motor vehicle) small and relatively powerful