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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIPPY

Now say, you'd thought most anyone would have dropped for a hint like that, dippy or not.

Mr. Dippy joined us at the ferry and waited around to finish the trade.

They're dippy about Jane out there, so be sure and read her up.

You bet I made you out a dippy, said Dickie with much satisfaction.

I have been setting up nights with her till I am dippy for want of sleep.

Jack has just finished his farm schooling, and he is dippy about it.

This must be Dippy, whom the other was calling for so often.

"If you don't I'll be dippy, too," returned Burke with a whimsical grimace.

Dippy opened one eye and stretched himself as Marian approached.

Dippy can't fly from the land; he must be on the water in order to get up in the air.

WORD ORIGIN

"mad, insane, crazy," 1903, perhaps from dip + -y (2), but the exact signification is unclear. Another theory connects it with dipsomania.

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