Hipper-dipper



adjective

Excellent; superb; super-duper: a hipper-dipper display

noun

A prizefight where the result is prearranged; tank fight: the last fight being a ”hipperdipper” (Prizefighting)

[1930s+; the boxing sense perhaps related to dipper, ”small swimming pool,” in which one goes up to the hips; modeled on take a dive and tank]

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