So we decided to go right to the source, sitting down with the chipper 24-year-old actor to address the various reports.
Finally, after a couple of thwarted attempts, a chipper male voice announced that you had arrived.
Gone was Hathaway the survivor; back was the chipper aggravator.
1834, "lively, nimble," American English, from northern British dialectal kipper "nimble, frisky," the origin of which is obscure.
An occasional, nonaddicted user of narcotics; joy-popper: Amy, who is only a ''chipper,'' wanted to meet somebody
[1960s+ Narcotics; fr chip, ''small quantity, bit'']
Energetic and jaunty; lively; perky
[1830s+; fr British dialect kipper]