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nip·py / ˈnipē/ • adj. (-pi·er, -pi·est ) inf. 1. (of the weather) rather cold; chilly: it's a bit nippy this morning. 2. inclined to nip or bite: macaws can sometimes be nippy and unpredictable. DERIVATIVES: nip·pi·ly / ˈnipəlē/ adv.

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Nippy (nip-i) n. trade name for a brand of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilator that delivers air through a close-fitting nasal mask (see noninvasive ventilation).