dippy ADJECTIVE (dippier, dippiest) informal foolish or eccentric.
ORIGIN of unknown origin.

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  • dippy — mad, insane, crazy, 1903, perhaps from DIP (Cf. dip) + Y (Cf. y) (2), but the exact signification is unclear. Another theory connects it with DIPSOMANIA (Cf. dipsomania) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dippy — [dip′ē] adj. dippier, dippiest Slang foolish, eccentric, or crazy …   English World dictionary

  • dippy — UK [ˈdɪpɪ] / US adjective Word forms dippy : adjective dippy comparative dippier superlative dippiest informal silly, especially in a pleasant or funny way …   English dictionary

  • dippy — mod. crazy; loony. □ Who is that dippy chick with the lamp shade on her head? □ Tom is dippy, but fun …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dippy — /dip ee/, adj., dippier, dippiest. Slang. somewhat mad or foolish: dippy with love. [1900 05; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dippy — [[t]dɪ̱pi[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as dippy, you mean that they are slightly odd or unusual, but in a way that you find charming and attractive. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • Dippy (sculpture) — Coordinates: 40°26′37″N 79°57′05″W / 40.443530°N 79.951503°W / 40.443530; 79.951503 …   Wikipedia

  • Dippy egg — A dippy egg may refer to: A soft boiled egg An over easy fried egg This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended art …   Wikipedia

  • dippy — adjective (dippier; est) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1899 foolish • dippiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dippy — adjective Lacking common sense Syn: dotty …   Wiktionary

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