Definition of tippy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtipē/


North American
Inclined to tilt or overturn; unsteady: they crossed the water in tippy canoes
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with tippy

chippy, clippie, dippy, drippy, grippy, hippy, Lippi, lippy, Mississippi, nippy, slippy, snippy, trippy, whippy, Xanthippe, zippy

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Syllabification: tip·py

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