Definition of 'chipper'
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The rest of the business seems chipper enough. Times, Sunday Times (2017)So the wine industry down under must be feeling pretty chipper, right? Times, Sunday Times (2006)She should be feeling more chipper now she's got the painters in again. The Sun (2009)A man is recovering in hospital having miraculously survived being dragged through an industrial wood chipper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he does have good reason to be feeling chipper with a new single, album and tour coming up. The Sun (2012)Both should be sounding chipper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Anyway, he seemed chipper, his now completely grey plumage looking very sleek. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The revived sick man of Europe looks like shuffling off to bed once more, feeling none too chipper. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He said: 'If you are feeling reasonably chipper it seems almost blasphemous not to take advantage of it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Still, the Chancellor seems chipper. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But when we go to pick them up that afternoon, they are not only still alive, they seem rather chipper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I don't suppose she's feeling quite so chipper this morning. The Sun (2012)By the time my nurse reappeared, I was feeling miraculously chipper. The Sun (2014)By the middle of that day, I was really feeling chipper. Christianity Today (2000)
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