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zippy

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Pronunciation: /ˈzɪpi
 
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Definition of zippy in English:

adjective (zippier, zippiest)

informal
1Bright, fresh, or lively: a wine with 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: the car is zippy around town
More example sentences
  • 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?

Derivatives

zippily

1
adverb
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.

zippiness

2
noun
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.

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