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synonyms for nippy

  • biting
  • brisk
  • cold
  • crisp
  • cutting
  • freezing
  • sharp

antonyms for nippy

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  • warm
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How to use nippy in a sentence

The air was getting a little nippy, as Buster called it; so that several of the motorboat boys had donned their sweaters.
MOTOR BOAT BOYS' RIVER CHASELOUIS ARUNDEL
He remembered that he had ridden in one a few days before and that it was what he called "nifty and nippy."
MIXED FACESROY NORTON
Yer'd best look nippy and come into the kitchen and 'ave yer brekfus'.
SUE, A LITTLE HEROINEL. T. MEADE
Even elderly ladies who looked with abhorrence upon the drinking habit were not denied their wee bit nippy.
ONE THIRD OFFIRVIN S. COBB
He directed the men to help him onto his feet and soon came back with his old-fashioned nippy gait.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF THE WAR OF 1861CHARLES AUGUSTUS FULLER
Nippy, frosty nights had put Mr. Carter wise to the many cracks that he must stop up.
THE CARTER GIRLS' MYSTERIOUS NEIGHBORSNELL SPEED
Wilson might have set up for himself in the nippy northern town.
THE HOUSE WITH THE GREEN SHUTTERSGEORGE DOUGLAS BROWN
Little "Nippy," my beloved fox terrier, and constant companion, rushed into the laboratory and ran up to me.
THE BELL TONEEDMUND H. LEFTWICH
Nippy would have nothing to do with me, and crawled dejectedly from the room, a terrified look in his eyes.
THE BELL TONEEDMUND H. LEFTWICH
Sharp to time, at three o'clock on a very "nippy" afternoon, a most terrific cannonade was opened on the doomed trench.
WITH THE ZIONISTS IN GALLIPOLIJOHN HENRY PATTERSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NIPPY

  • chill
  • chilly
  • cool
  • freezing
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • frozen
  • gelid
  • glacial
  • icy
  • nippy
  • polar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.