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adj. tip·pi·er, tip·pi·est
Likely to tip or tilt: a tippy racing shell; a tippy card table.
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adj, -pier or -piest
inclined or likely to tip or fall
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(ˈtɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
liable to tip over.
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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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