noun (plural clippies)British informal
A bus conductress.
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- Passengers made the journey aboard the vintage buses, including several veteran drivers and clippies in their seventies and eighties.
- In London and Birmingham, trams and buses were manned by drivers and conductors; the latter also known as clippies.
- The first 16 Bradford post-war clippies were given their passing out lecture by their tutor.