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tip·py

 (tĭp′ē)
adj. tip·pi·er, tip·pi·est
Likely to tip or tilt: a tippy racing shell; a tippy card table.
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tippy

(ˈtɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
inclined or likely to tip or fall
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tip•py

(ˈtɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
liable to tip over.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tippy - (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
unstable - lacking stability or fixity or firmness; "unstable political conditions"; "the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind"; "an unstable world economy"
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By contrast, Helen confesses to not knowing "what to do about the contradictions," a confusion that leaves her struggling "tippily" to strike some balance "between different parts of her life" (262, 146,169).