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Nippy   /nˈɪpi/   Listen
Nippy

adjective
1.
A sharp biting taste.
2.
Pleasantly cold and invigorating.  Synonyms: crisp, frosty, nipping, snappy.  "A nipping wind" , "A nippy fall day" , "Snappy weather"






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"Nippy" Quotes from Famous Books



... remove the earlapper cap which the nippy February day demanded; nor did he shuck off the buffalo coat whose baldness in the rear below the waistline suggested the sedentary habits of Mr. Orne. He selected a doughnut from the plate at Britt's elbow ...
— When Egypt Went Broke • Holman Day

... you see the machines returning, a group of black specks in the morning sky. The Boches' scouts are up to attack—the raiders go serenely onward, leaving the exciting business of duel a l'outrance to the nippy fighting machines which fly above each flank. One such fighter throws himself at three of the enemy, diving, banking, climbing, circling and all the time ...
— Tam O' The Scoots • Edgar Wallace



Words linked to "Nippy" :   cold, frosty, tasty, nip



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