Definition of Skippy

1. Proper noun. Nickname given to people of Australian origin by the British. ¹



2. Adjective. Having an upbeat rhythm, suitable to skip to. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skippy

1. frolicsome [adj SKIPPIER, SKIPPIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skippy

skippenite
skipper
skippered
skippering
skippers
skippet
skippets
skippier
skippiest
skipping
skipping a beat
skipping rope
skipping ropes
skippingly
skippings
skippy (current term)
skips
skips a beat
skipt
skipworthy
skirl
skirlcock
skirled
skirlie
skirling
skirlings
skirls
skirmish
skirmished
skirmisher

Literary usage of Skippy

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1. Children of the Tenements by Jacob August Riis (1904)
"skippy OF SCRABBLE ALLEY skippy was at home in Scrabble Alley. ... skippy wondered vaguely, sometimes, when he thought of it, what kind of a home it might ..."

2. Story Hour Readers by Ida Coe, Alice Christie Dillon (1913)
"FRISKY, skippy, AND TRIXY Once upon a time, Mother Black Cat lived in a barn with her three little ... One was named skippy. And one was named Trixy. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1917)
"I want to say something about skippy, skippy, a name of a pet name. ... skippy dog, and a kind of candy I want to speak of which we used to get at a store ..."

4. The Future Life in the Light of Modern Inquiry by Samuel McComb (1919)
"I want to say something about skippy, skippy, a name of a, pet name. ... skippy dog, and a kind of candy I want to speak of which we used to get at a store ..."

5. Richard Hutten by Ed van Hinte, Richard Hutten (2002)
"One day he was struck by the image of his son Abel's orange skippy ball in his own ... The original height of the skippy ball had to be adjusted - the new ..."

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