from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to nip: an exuberant, nippy puppy.
- adj. Sharp or biting: nippy cheese.
- adj. Bitingly cold: a nippy fall day.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of the weather, rather cold.
- adj. fast; speedy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pleasantly cold and invigorating; -- of weather conditions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Biting; sharp; acid: as, ginger has a nippy taste.
- Curt in manner; snappy or snappish.
- Parsimonious; niggardly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. a sharp biting taste
- adj. pleasantly cold and invigorating
The 28-year-old's performance against the West Indians won praise from Windies captain Chris Gayle, who labelled the nippy left-hand speedster the most potent of the Australian attack to feature in Perth.
The 28-year-old's performance even won praise from Windies captain Chris Gayle, who labelled the nippy left-hand speedster the most potent of the Australian attack to feature in Perth.
Sometimes the euphoria can last up to two months or so, then those who have been held captive become more irritable and 'nippy'.
| Reply | Permalink but during her questions to Obama at his press conference, did anyone notice her reaction to the weather over there ... it was rather "nippy" or least her nipples reacted that way.
Oh, and it's -5 out, which is kind of nippy for Embra.
I smoked for a bit, but it was getting kind of nippy, so I went for a walk.
As it’s still kind of nippy at night, I thought the bottle of Scotch might be effective heating … especially if you get bored lighting fires every evening.
Because Reece is the son of Don Topley, and therefore – despite being 6ft 7in, left-handed and reportedly a bit nippy – has the DNA of just the sort of medium-pace, doing-a-bit-off-the-seam fans of traditional English cricket are always on the lookout for.
A chill, such as 60-ish degrees with wind chill that adds a bit of a nippy breeze.
Try it out on a nippy night with a side of roasted veggies and a Belgian ale or a chilled fruity white wine.