tappy

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

tap +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

tappy (comparative more tappy, superlative most tappy)

  1. Resembling a tapping sound.
    a tappy noise

Etymology 2[edit]

See tappish.

Verb[edit]

tappy (third-person singular simple present tappies, present participle tappying, simple past and past participle tappied)

  1. (obsolete) to lie close to the ground; to lie low or skulk

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989.