zippy

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zip·py

 (zĭp′ē)
adj. zip·pi·er, zip·pi·est
Full of energy; lively.
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zippy

(ˈzɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
informal full of energy; lively
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zip•py

(ˈzɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
full of energy; lively.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.zippy - quick and energeticzippy - quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
2.zippy - marked by lively actionzippy - marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
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zippy

adjective
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Translations

zippy

[ˈzɪpɪ] ADJ (zippier (compar) (zippiest (superl))) → enérgico, vigoroso
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

zippy

adj (+er) (inf) carflott; person alsoflink
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

zippy

[ˈzɪpɪ] adj (fam) → scattante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The quick-handed Sheelvanth had somehow handled a zippy groundstroke struck at point-blank range with a zippier reflex volley from the backhand side in the middle of a first-set point.
New Zealand pinot is a very consistent performer, from the lighter, zippier styles in Marlborough to the fruit-driven powerhouses of Central Otago.
Both offer the sort of fuel economy you'd expect from a city car but, while the 0.9-litre is a little zippier off the mark and can muster a few extra miles per hour, the difference isn't significant and it is much noisier than the cheaper 1.2-litre we drove.
Mackay raved about Helguson, but he was too ponderous and only bagged nine goals - nowhere near enough for a centre-forward in a title-winning team - before being replaced by the zippier Fraizer Campbell.
The two parameters physicists use to describe the sensitivity of this type of experiment are the cross section and the WIMP mass, which is related to how "cold" the particle is: The lower the mass, the zippier it might be.
Nevertheless more interactive displays and a zippier approach would surely go down well: the Cyprus Rally booth had three classic rally cars on show, but their main attraction was the two simulators, where
The uninspiring power delivery from the engine continues till you hit the 4th gear, beyond which the Tiago suddenly feels much better and zippier to drive.
'Paul Robeson' (pictured on Page 35) looks fresher and tastes zippier because under its purple-tinted skin it has red-orange flesh rather than pink.
Zippier particles are probably shot out of supernovas within the Milky Way.
Mazda have swapped the hard top for the more conventional fold down cabriolet, taking away some of the weight and making it even zippier, particularly in the 2.0-litre Sport Nav I was driving.
Mercedes offers a number of options in this price bracket and if you want a zippier saloon, the CLA models will have something to offer.