Definitions

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  • noun The state or condition of being chipper; optimism.

Etymologies

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chipper +‎ -ness

Examples

  • It came from humble beginnings, the kind of chipperness you should feel at the start of your main event campaign ...

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  • But the bright gloss Hallmark lathers onto it — that unrelenting chipperness that permeates everything from the music to the lighting — makes your eyes ache.

    Critic's Corner weekend

  • He slowed down the melody, stripping it of the chipperness that Don Gibson used to contradict his lonesomeness.

    In 'Hold Time', M. Ward Strums Acoustic

  • –It is worth noting that the communist dictum, “From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs,” is a pollution of male-brain dismalness with uncharacteristic female-brain chipperness.

    Whose voice?

  • I am making myself sick with all the chipperness, but who cares? because I HAVE CUTE HAIR!

    idiot-milk Diary Entry

  • No snooty barristas here, just Glenn and his partner, Travis, and a rotating army of pretty girls and handsome boys who maintained the right degree of chipperness, depending on the hour: mellow in the morning, perky in the afternoon, laid-back in the evening.

    In a Strange City

  • Then he worked up a rather sickly sample of a gay laugh and a hollow chipperness of manner, and said:

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Then he worked up a rather sickly sample of a gay laugh and a hollow chipperness of manner, and said:

    The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Played with alarmingly intense chipperness by Jacob Hoffman, Louis is

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  • My voice is a little shrill with enforced chipperness.

    spy scribbler

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