Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of lip (see lip, n., 3); impertinent and voluble in speech; saucy.
- n. An old Scotch dry measure, the fourth part of a peck: same as forpet. The lippy was the sixteenth part of the firlot, which was the fourth part of the boll. For the different sizes of those measures, see
- lip + -y (Wiktionary)
“Who cares whether the girl was "lippy," or that she may have referred to the officers as "fat pigs.”
“Now, although Mr. and Mr. Bjornstam are hard-working and prosperous, they are still shunned, partly because of their foreignness and low class but mostly because the agnostic Miles has been "lippy" about the greatest nation in the country and the most perfect of its Main Streets.”
“A recent profile in Sports Illustrated revealed him to have been a teenage handful, the kind of lippy kid who spoke before he thought and acted like he was the best thing that had ever happened to American "soccer".”
“Who cares whether the girl was "lippy," or that she may have referred to the officers as”
“Everyone knows that as prudent people we ordinarily should not get "lippy" with a police officer, but Professor Gates is not guilty of violating that maxim.”
“a "lippy" of shortbread and a "brew" of toddy; but open Bibles lay on the table, and the eyes of each were on his neighbours to catch them transgressing, and offer up a prayer for them on the spot.”
“a rule, of a "lippy" of short bread and a "brew" of toddy; but open”
“If not, you can just lock up all the “lippy” ones and declare your job well done!”
“What has been equally interesting to me have been the comments on BoingBoing, including a fair few that imply that Watts had it coming because he was probably “lippy” or “uppity”.”
“I monitor Liars, and related to the discussion here I can add that Liars recognizes (and so tacitly admits) his pout-lippy promotion delivers the Judas-kiss of political death when he says "recall Adams.”
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