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chip·py

or chip·pie  (chĭp′ē)
n. pl. chip·pies
1. A chipping sparrow.
2. Slang A woman prostitute.

[From chip.]
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chippy

(ˈtʃɪpɪ)
n, pl -pies
1. (Commerce) informal Brit a fish-and-chip shop
2. (Crafts) Brit and NZ a slang word for carpenter
3. (Cookery) NZ a potato crisp
[C19: from chip (n)]

chippy

(ˈtʃɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
informal resentful or oversensitive about being perceived as inferior: a chippy miner's son.
[C20: from chip (sense 12)]
ˈchippiness n

chippy

(ˈtʃɪpɪ) or

chippie

n, pl -pies
(Animals) an informal name for chipmunk, chipping sparrow

chippy

(ˈtʃɪpɪ) or

chippie

n, pl -pies
informal chiefly US and Canadian a promiscuous woman
[C19: perhaps from chip (n)]

chippy

(ˈtʃɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
belligerent or touchy
[C19: from chip (n), sense probably developing from: as dry as a chip of wood, hence irritable, touchy]
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chip•py1

or chip•pie

(ˈtʃɪp i)

n., pl. -pies.
Slang. a promiscuous woman.
[1885–90, Amer.; perhaps after a chipping sparrow]

chip•py3

(ˈtʃɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est. Canadian Slang.
1. (in ice hockey) using or characterized by aggressive, rough play.
2. irritable; ill-tempered.
[1890–95; chip1 + -y1]
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chippy

- A shop that sells fish and chips can be called a chippy.
See also related terms for shop.
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Translations

chippy

[ˈtʃɪpɪ] N
1. (US) → tía f, fulana f
2. (Brit) tienda que vende pescado frito con patatas fritas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chippy

chippie [ˈtʃɪpi] n (British)
(= chip shop) → friterie fchip shop n (British)friterie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chippy

n (inf)
(= joiner)Schreiner m
(= chip shop)Imbiss- or Frittenbude f (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
The closest chippys to Tyneside in the final 20 are Frydays of Kendal, also in Cumbria, Mister C's in Selby and Papa's Fish & Chips in Hull.
TV presenter Jenny Powell says: "Putting a Rowetta stop to procrastination and taking up singing lessons, why the hell not?" Model Charlotte Dawson says: "To try to stop eating chippys and drinking so much prosecco and become good at time keeping I'm late for everything!
They will be joined by Mid Wales chippys Andrews Fish Bar in Welshpool and Hennighan's Top Shop in Machynlleth.
There can be few chippys in Britain, let alone Cardiff, which not only tell you the name of the trawler that landed the cod you're about to tuck into (the Kapitan Durachenko, if you're interested), but also has a webcam set up to pipe images of the view from the vessel's wheelhouse so you can see what the weather's doing in the North Atlantic as you wait for supper!
And, for those who saw my top ten Midland chippys in the Mail on February 22, regular readers will have not been surprised to see this fine shop in the mix again.
And it's this world of would-be WAGs which proved the inspiration for Stan Boardman - yes, he of bombed chippys and World Cup ditties - when he came to pen his first professional play.
THE creators of hit comedies One Night in Istanbul and A Tale of Two Chippys are searching for a talented young local actress to play a role in their brand new play Brick Up: The Wirral Strikes Back.
He said: "We've got mum's cooking so that is better than takeaways or chippys.
And the chippys put their prices up after midnight - it's shocking when you get the munchies late at night.
Robin and Dawn Maxey, who own Mr Chips, in Lower Hillmorton Road, have progressed to the next stage of the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year competition by being named among the top 50 chippys in the Midlands.