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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chip]
    • /tʃɪp/
    • /tʃɪpt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip]
    • /tʃɪp/

Definitions of chipped word

  • adjective chipped damaged by having a small piece broken off 3
  • adjective chipped flaking; in bad condition 3
  • adjective chipped fitted with a microchip 3
  • noun chipped a short chirping or squeaking cry. 1
  • verb with object chipped to hew or cut with an ax, chisel, etc. 1
  • verb with object chipped to cut, break off, or gouge out (bits or fragments): He chipped a few pieces of ice from the large cube. 1

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Origin of chipped

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; (noun) Middle English chip (compare Old English cipp plowshare, beam, i.e., piece cut off); (v.) late Middle English chippen (compare Old English -cippian in forcippian to cut off); akin to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch kippen to chip eggs, hatch

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Parts of speech for Chipped


chipped popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

chipped usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chipped

adjective chipped

  • flaky — of or like flakes.

Antonyms for chipped

verb chipped

  • fixed — fastened, attached, or placed so as to be firm and not readily movable; firmly implanted; stationary; rigid.
  • mended — to make (something broken, worn, torn, or otherwise damaged) whole, sound, or usable by repairing: to mend old clothes; to mend a broken toy.
  • built — Built is the past tense and past participle of build.
  • combined — A combined effort or attack is made by two or more groups of people at the same time.
  • increased — to make greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality; augment; add to: to increase taxes.

Top questions with chipped

  • how to fix a chipped tooth?

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