nippy

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nip +‎ -y

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nippy (comparative nippier, superlative nippiest)

  1. (informal) Of the weather, rather cold.
    Gosh, it's a bit nippy today: I'd better wear my gloves.
  2. (informal) fast; speedy
    • Melanie Allen, Customer Relations Management (page 6)
      A Rolls Royce will not do if you need an economical, nippy car that is easy to park.

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