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gippy tummy

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪpi/

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(also gyppy tummy)

Definition of gippy tummy in English:


[mass noun] British informal
Diarrhoea affecting visitors to hot countries.


1940s: gippy, abbreviation of Egyptian.

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