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zippy

[ zip-ee ]
/ ˈzɪp i /
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adjective, zip·pi·er, zip·pi·est.Informal.

lively; peppy.

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Origin of zippy

First recorded in 1915–20; zip1 + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for zippy

zippy
/ (ˈzɪpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

informal full of energy; lively
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