AskDefine | Define chipper

Dictionary Definition

chipper adj : having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist" [syn: debonair, debonaire, jaunty]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Pertaining to a lively optimism, high spirits, cheerfulness


Pertaining to a lively optimism, high spirits, cheerfulness


  1. A cheap fast food outlet, typically selling chips and other deep-fried foods.
  2. A deep frier.
  3. A machine that reduces organic matter to compost; depending on size, whole tree trunks are reduced to sawdust.


A cheap fast food outlet
A deep frier
A machine that reduces organic matter to compost

Extensive Definition

Chipper may refer to:
People named Chipper:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

active, activist, activistic, alert, alive, alive and kicking, animate, animated, bouncing, bouncy, breezy, bright, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, brisk, bubbly, cheep, chip, chirk, chirm, chirpy, chirrup, chirrupy, chitter, ebullient, effervescent, energetic, enjoying health, eupeptic, fine, fit, fit and fine, frisky, full of beans, full of go, full of life, full of pep, gay, healthful, healthy, in condition, in fine fettle, in fine whack, in good case, in good health, in good shape, in health, in high feather, in mint condition, in shape, in the pink, keen, live, lively, mercurial, militant, neat, orderly, peart, peep, peppy, perky, pert, quicksilver, shipshape, smacking, snappy, snug, spanking, spick-and-span, spirited, sprightly, spry, tidy, trig, trim, tweedle, tweet, twitter, uncluttered, vivacious, well-groomed, zingy
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