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grippy1

[grip-ee] /ˈgrɪp i/
adjective, grippier, grippiest.
1.
afflicted with the grippe.
Origin
grippe + -y1

grippy2

[grip-ee] /ˈgrɪp i/
adjective, grippier, grippiest. Chiefly Scot.
1.
stingy; avaricious.
Origin
1800-10; grip + -y1
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  • 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.
  • The steering wheel is covered in rich, grippy leather.
British Dictionary definitions for grippy

grippy

/ˈgrɪpɪ/
adjective
1.
(of a material) having adhesive qualities
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