Definition of grippy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɪpi

adjective (grippier, grippiest)

(Of a wheel or shoe) able to grip a surface well: a comfortable boot with a grippy rubber sole
More example sentences
  • If it's dry you can do this route without gear, otherwise wear grippy footwear.
  • The tyres are very grippy when they're worn in a little, so it's nice to know you can slam the brakes on if you get the car totally out of shape and headed towards a gutter.
  • Water shoes, on the other hand, may not look sporty, but they're eminently sport-worthy, with features like grippy, sensitive soles, lacing systems for rough water, and exit valves for quick drying.

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