Animated is a related term of nippy.
As an adjective animated
is endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
As a verb animated
As a noun nippy is
(uk|dated) a waitress in a.
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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(informal) Of the weather, rather cold.
(informal) fast; speedy
* Melanie Allen, Customer Relations Management (page 6)
- Gosh, it's a bit nippy today: I'd better wear my gloves.
- A Rolls Royce will not do if you need an economical, nippy car that is easy to park.