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[ tip-ee ]


, tip·pi·er, tip·pi·est.
  1. (of an object) liable to tip over.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of tippy1

First recorded in 1885–90; tip 2 + -y 1

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Example Sentences

Other carbon-plated trail shoes, like The North Face’s Flight Vectiv, can feel a tad tippy when stepping directly on sharp rocks.

Ocasio-Cortez would go higher–$10 million a year, what she’s called the “tippy-tops” level, to pay for a climate-change proposal.

He is the byproduct of too many men on tippy-toes on the sidelines watching him with their mouths agape.

Artists at the tippy-top of their careers were far more in evidence than formerly.

He came trotting up to the suit case which Marie had spread wide open on the bed, stood up on his tippy toes, and peered in.

Moreover, Tippy had such a feast of milk as well as other things as he had not seen for several days.

"I'll go on my tippy toes," pleaded Prudy, her mouth half filled with chocolate drops.

Here is Tippy, a sanitary engineer, cashing in on his education by washing dogs.

Then rising on her “tippy-toes,” Flaxie began to fumble with the key.