Definition of Tippy

1. Adjective. (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail.

Exact synonyms: Crank, Cranky, Tender
Category relationships: Boat
Similar to: Unstable



Definition of Tippy

1. Adjective. (obsolete colloquial or slang) Fashionable, tip-top. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete colloquial or slang absolute with ''the'') In the height of fashion, excellent, cool. ¹

3. Adjective. (colloquial or slang) Clever, neat, smart. ¹

4. Adjective. Of tea, having a large amount of tips, or leaf buds. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete colloquial or slang) A dandy. ¹

6. Adjective. (Canada US) Tending to tip or tilt over; unstable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tippy

1. unsteady [adj -PIER, -PIEST] - See also: unsteady

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tippy

tippiest
tipping fee
tipping it down
tipping point
tipping points
tippings
tippity runs
tipple
tippled
tippler
tipplers
tipples
tippling
tipplings
tippy (current term)
tippytoe
tippytoed
tippytoeing
tippytoes
tipranavir
tipranavir disodium
tiprenolol hydrochloride
tiprosilant
tips
tipsheet
tipsheets
tipsier
tipsiest
tipsified

Literary usage of Tippy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tylney Hall by Thomas Hood (1835)
""To be sure," said the constable; "it's what I've been driving at all along, but you do n't take — ain'tIa regular deep one — eh, tippy ? let me alone for a ..."

2. Fighting Joe: Or, The Fortunes of a Staff Officer. A Story of the Great by Oliver Optic (1893)
"tippy, THE SCOUT. N the way out of the house, De Banyan whispered a few words in the ear of Somers, while they were in the darkness of the entry. ..."

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