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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip-er]
    • /ˈtʃɪp ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip-er]
    • /ˈtʃɪp ər/

Definitions of chippers word

  • verb without object chippers to chirp or twitter. 1
  • verb without object chippers to chatter or babble. 1
  • noun chippers a person or thing that chips or cuts. 1
  • noun chippers a machine that grinds up logs, tree trunks, discarded Christmas trees, etc., into wood chips. 1
  • noun chippers Slang. a person who uses narcotic drugs only occasionally or in small doses. 1
  • noun chippers Plural form of chipper. 1

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Origin of chippers

First appearance:

before 1705
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1705-15; chip2 + -er6

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Parts of speech for Chippers


chippers popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% 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.

chippers usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chippers

verb chippers

  • chip — Chips are long, thin pieces of potato fried in oil or fat and eaten hot, usually with a meal.
  • chirp — When a bird or an insect such as a cricket or grasshopper chirps, it makes short high-pitched sounds.
  • tweet — a weak chirping sound, as of a young or small bird.
  • peep — to utter the short, shrill little cry of a young bird, a mouse, etc.; cheep; squeak.
  • twitter — to utter a succession of small, tremulous sounds, as a bird.

adjective chippers

  • brights — the high beam of the headlights of a motor vehicle
  • alerts — Plural form of alert.
  • smarts — to be a source of sharp, local, and usually superficial pain, as a wound.

Antonyms for chippers

verb chippers

  • conceal — If you conceal something, you cover it or hide it carefully.

Top questions with chippers

  • how wood chippers work?

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