1 [grip-ee]
adjective, grippier, grippiest.
afflicted with the grippe.

grippe + -y1 Unabridged


2 [grip-ee]
adjective, grippier, grippiest. Chiefly Scot.
stingy; avaricious.

1800–10; grip + -y1 Unabridged
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grippy (ˈgrɪpɪ)
(of a material) having adhesive qualities

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Example sentences
The brakes are emphatic and the tires are grippy, with excellent traction.
There's room for a cell phone on each side of the gear lever, which is
  surrounded by a grippy rubber pad.
The grippy, waffle-textured, fabric upholstery feels durable.
The center console houses two cupholders and a bin forward of the shift lever
  fitted with a grippy pad.
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