Definition of gippy tummy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


gippy tummy

(also gyppy tummy) noun
BrE BrE//ˌdʒɪpi ˈtʌmi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒɪpi ˈtʌmi//
(old-fashioned, British English, informal)
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diarrhoea (= an illness in which waste matter is emptied from the body in liquid form) that affects visitors to hot countries Word Origin1940s: gippy, abbreviation of Egyptian.