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zippy Syllabification: zip·py
Pronunciation: /ˈzipē/

Definition of zippy in English:

adjective (zippier, zippiest)

1Bright, fresh, or lively: a zippy, zingy, almost citrusy tang
More example sentences
  • The result is new-minted, bright, and zippy, ready for a TV special, which may well be coming.
  • It was a lively, zingy show with zippy dancing, and I like dancing a helluva lot more than syrupy lyrics.
  • I'm feeling great - energetic, zippy, happy, sparkly and glowing!
1.1Fast or speedy: zippy new sedans
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  • What they have in common is an urge to combine zippy new technologies with real-life social interaction.
  • Those of you who remember the old zippy racing favourite Micro Machines will have some idea of what you're in for here.
  • In building a car, do you use lightweight materials so that it is zippy, but a deathtrap in an accident?


Pronunciation: /ˈzipəlē/
Example sentences
  • Another strong point is that the computer-assisted sequences showing the team's amazing ball skills are very zippily done, making you wish football always looked like this.
  • It all moved as zippily as one of those old James Cagney-Warner Brothers epics.
  • The software is a huge download, but once installed it runs zippily enough as it interfaces with the Net.
Example sentences
  • It's a good track, well constructed, blazing along with a blast of Blink 182-like zippiness, but the backing vocals are excruciatingly bad.
  • And really, apart from the zippiness of the original's title, what's the point of splitting whingers along gender lines?
  • Young viewers will most likely find the film too lacking in the zippiness they are used to in CGI cartoons.

Words that rhyme with zippy

chippy, clippie, dippy, drippy, grippy, hippy, Lippi, lippy, Mississippi, nippy, slippy, snippy, tippy, trippy, whippy, Xanthippe
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