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Chipper  adj.  Lively; cheerful; talkative. (U. S.)

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"Chipper" Quotes from Famous Books

... any help, thank you, Nora," I said, chipper as a sparrow, and remembering the name the Dowager had called her by. "Aunt Henrietta is too fussy, don't you think? Oh, of course, you won't say a word against her. She told me the other day that she'd never had a maid so sensible and quick-witted, too, ...
— In the Bishop's Carriage • Miriam Michelson

... "ye seem tu have th' makin's anyway." He expectorated musingly. "Wan time—down at Coutts 'twas—a young feller was sint tu me for tu dhrive. Mighty chipper gossoon, tu. 'Teamster?' sez I—'Some!' sez he, as if he was a reg'lar gun at th' business—'but I'm gen'rally reckoned handier wid a ...
— The Luck of the Mounted - A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police • Ralph S. Kendall

... animate, raise the spirits, inspire; perk up; put in good humor; cheer the heart, rejoice the heart; delight &c (give pleasure) 829. Adj. cheerful; happy &c 827; cheery, cheerly^; of good cheer, smiling; blithe; in spirits, in good spirits; breezy, bully, chipper [U.S.]; in high spirits, in high feather; happy as the day is long, happy as a king; gay as a lark; allegro; debonair; light, lightsome, light hearted; buoyant, debonnaire, bright, free and easy, airy; janty^, jaunty, canty^; hedonic^; riant^; sprightly, sprightful^; spry; spirited, spiritful^; ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

Words linked to "Chipper" :   debonair, jaunty, debonaire, cheerful

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