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chip in to contribute money or effort. [2 definitions]
chipmunk a small, squirrel-like rodent with a striped back and bushy tail, found in North America and Asia.
chip off the old block one who is very similar to one of his or her parents.
chip on one's shoulder a persistent feeling of resentment or unhappiness; grudge.
chipped beef dried beef, sometimes smoked, that is very thinly sliced.
Chippendale of, pertaining to, or denoting an eighteenth-century English style of furniture marked by graceful lines and, often, rococo decoration.
chipper1 (informal) in good health or spirits; cheerful.
chipper2 to utter a chirp or succession of chirps. [2 definitions]
chipper3 one that cuts or chips.
Chippewa Ojibwa.
chip shot a short golf shot, used in approaching the green, in which the ball is lofted and rolls some distance after landing.
chiro- hand.
chirography penmanship; handwriting.
chiromancy the practice of divining a person's character or future from the characteristics of his or her hand; palmistry.
chiropodist one who practices chiropody; podiatrist.
chiropody the professional treatment of minor ailments of the human foot; podiatry.
chiropractic a system of healing in which manipulation of the spinal column and other body structures is used to restore normal nerve function and thus good health.
chiropractor one who practices chiropractic.
chirp to utter a short, high-pitched sound, as of a grasshopper or small bird. [3 definitions]
chirr to make a shrill buzzing or trilling sound, as certain insects. [2 definitions]
chirrup to make a short shrill sound, often repeatedly; chirp. [2 definitions]