zippy


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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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