Chippers



[chip-er] /ˈtʃɪp ər/

verb (used without object)
1.
to chirp or twitter.
2.
to chatter or babble.
[chip-er] /ˈtʃɪp ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that or cuts.
2.
a machine that grinds up logs, tree trunks, discarded Christmas trees, etc., into wood .
3.
Slang. a person who uses narcotic drugs only occasionally or in small doses.
/ˈtʃɪpə/
adjective (informal)
1.
cheerful; lively
2.
smartly dressed
/ˈtʃɪpər/
noun
1.
(Irish & Scot, informal) a fish-and-chip shop
adj.

1834, “lively, nimble,” American English, from northern British dialectal kipper “nimble, frisky,” the origin of which is obscure.

noun

An occasional, nonaddicted user of narcotics; joy-popper: Amy, who is only a ”chipper,” wanted to meet somebody

[1960s+ Narcotics; fr chip, ”small quantity, bit”]

adjective

Energetic and jaunty; lively; perky

[1830s+; fr British dialect kipper]

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