- (of an object) liable to tip over.
Origin of tippy
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Examples from the Web for tippy
After that, the instant an alarm sounded, Tippy would spring on the engine.
Once in a while Tippy would be very naughty, and would have to be punished.
Tippy Tilly and the others must have gone on with the advance.A Desert Drama
A. Conan Doyle
Tippy was here on a visit at the time, and remembers it perfectly.
When it comes to her powers of speech, Tippy on the war-path is a wonder.