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zip·py

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

zippy

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

zip•py

(ˈzɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
full of energy; lively.
[1915–20]
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"

zippy

adjective
Translations

zippy

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

zippy

adj (+er) (inf) carflott; person alsoflink

zippy

[ˈzɪpɪ] adj (fam) → scattante
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It has good acidity and its zippiness makes it a tasty alternative for sauvignon blanc lovers.
Behind its classic perfumed, floral yet light texture there is delightful, ripe peach centred fruit supplemented by touches of mint but given real zippiness by lively acidity that makes me think of the sherbet spaceship sweeties of yesteryear.
The dances varied as much as the songs, starting with almost flower power happy ensemble work, all leaps and jagged gestures, smiles and zippiness transforming into lithe and elegant classical duets and then drop dead gorgeous solo work.
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While the smart fortwo electric drive might be the underdog in a long distance run, it steals however the spotlight in the first five meters of acceleration, rivaling, if not beating the trio when "zippiness" matters most.
The zippiness does fade in the second half of "Edge of Tomorrow.'' And the title (perhaps the most belabored way possible of saying "tonight'') could also use a replay.
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A combination of fresh cherry zippiness with luscious raspberry fruit.
The Oxford English Dictionary, Robert McCrum reports, contains more than 1,600 Wodehouse quotations and coinages (among the latter: "angel-face," "zippiness," and "squiggle-eyed").
Its zippiness in the opening stretch, in particular, is almost dizzying.
In addition to the spacious (for its size) interior, one of the first things we noticed about the Escape was its remarkable "zippiness." Our test model was outfitted with Ford's optional 3.0-liter 24-valve Duratec V6 and the CD4E four-speed automatic.