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chip·per 1

 (chĭp′ər)
n.
One that chips or cuts: a wood chipper.

chip·per 2

 (chĭp′ər)
adj.
In lively spirits; cheerful.

[Possibly alteration of British dialectal kipper, lively.]
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chipper

(ˈtʃɪpə)
adj
1. cheerful; lively
2. smartly dressed

chipper

(ˈtʃɪpər)
n
(Commerce) informal Irish and Scot a fish-and-chip shop
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chip•per1

(ˈtʃɪp ər)

adj.
marked by or being in sprightly good humor and health; jaunty.
[1830–40; of uncertain orig.]

chip•per3

(ˈtʃɪp ər)

n.
a person or thing that chips or cuts.
[1505–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chipper - having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"
cheerful - being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
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chipper

adjective
1. Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Informal: peppy.
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
2. Being in or showing good spirits:
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Translations
مُبْتَهٍج، مَرِح، حَيَوي
čilýčipernýveselý
friskmunter
virgonc
možsmundrs
čiperný

chipper

[ˈtʃɪpəʳ] ADJalegre, contento
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chipper

1
adj (inf)lebhaft, munter

chipper

2
n (inf: = fish and chip shop) → Fish-and-chips-Imbiss m
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chipper

(ˈtʃipə(r)) adjective
cheerful and lively. You seem very chipper today.
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She stepped off the train at the Glen, real smiling and chipper, and the first thing she saw staring her in the face on the black, gable-end of the freight shed, was the question, in big white letters, two feet high, `Whither goest thou--to heaven or hell?' That had been one of Fiske's ideas, and he had got Henry Hammond to paint it.
We stayed all night at the Ho^tel de Soleil; I remember it because the landlady, the portier, the waitress, and the chambermaid were not separate persons, but were all contained in one neat and chipper suit of spotless muslin, and she was the prettiest young creature I saw in all that region.
Then all of a sudden he glanced up chipper, and says:
The king and the duke turned out by and by looking pretty rusty; but after they'd jumped overboard and took a swim it chippered them up a good deal.
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