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.
I started with email, where I had often signed off with a chipper “thanks!”
Still, Wald's public face on the matter is chipper: "I love Mark, he's great—he and I had a great working relationship."
While the Cave-men looked at the wolf, chipper told them what had happened.
He's feeling so chipper that, if it wasn't that I swore he shouldn't, he'd have got out of bed by this time.
He was bundled up in a raincoat, and seemed as chipper as a clam at high tide.
A remark which inflamed Cooper, in spite of chipper's pretense that he did not hear it.
They wuz as chipper as ever, a-runnin' down the idee of women settin', before they got half through dinner.
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]