Chippie



[chip-ee] /ˈtʃɪp i/

noun, plural chippies.
1.
Also, chippie. Slang.

2.
.
/ˈtʃɪpɪ/
noun (pl) -pies
1.
(Brit, informal) a fish-and-chip shop
2.
(Brit & NZ) a slang word for carpenter
3.
(NZ) a potato crisp
/ˈtʃɪpɪ/
adjective -pier, -piest
1.
(informal) resentful or oversensitive about being perceived as inferior: a chippy miner’s son
/ˈtʃɪpɪ/
noun (pl) -pies
1.
an informal name for chipmunk, chipping sparrow
/ˈtʃɪpɪ/
noun (pl) -pies
1.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) a promiscuous woman
/ˈtʃɪpɪ/
adjective -pier, -piest
1.
belligerent or touchy
n.

“promiscuous young woman; prostitute,” 1880, U.S. slang, earlier (1864) short for chipping-bird “sparrow,” perhaps ultimately a variant of cheep.

noun

verb

[origin unknown; senses relating to women possibly from the chirping sound of a sparrow, squirrel, or other small creature, suggesting the gay frivolity of such women]

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