Definition of tippy in English:


Syllabification: tip·py
Pronunciation: /ˈtipē


North American
Inclined to tilt or overturn; unsteady: they crossed the water in tippy canoes
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  • Instead of a tippy canoe on a sinister lake, we find two schoolboys lost in wintry woods, succumbing to the cold and cementing a symbiotic relationship whose adult arc carries us through the book.
  • Our only complaint is that the high bottom bracket renders it a little tippy on steep, slow climbs.
  • Last among the rowers was my category: sliding-seat racing singles - skinny, tippy fiberglass shells nearly as long and light as those rowed in the Olympics.

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