chippy
 adj.— «“The boys did get a little chippy” in Thursday night’s game, said North head coach Frank Anzalone. “We just don’t want to see the boys dropping our gloves and fighting and an American sports festival. There is no fighting here. We don’t tolerate it.”» —“North looks toward gold in ice hockey” by Chet Kaufman Baton Rouge State Times (La.) Aug. 2, 1985. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)