bippy

you (can) bet your (sweet) bippy

You can be absolutely certain that something will happen. Sometimes used ironically. You bet your sweet bippy I'm going to that concert—I've been saving up for my ticket for months now! Oh, you can bet your bippy that Kevin will be late tonight—he's never on time! I lost my umbrella, so you can bet your bippy that it's going to rain soon.
See also: bet, bippy

You bet your (sweet) life!

 and You bet your boots!; You bet your life!; You bet your (sweet) bippy.
Inf. Fig. You can be absolutely certain of something! Mary: Will I need a coat today? Bill: You bet your sweet life! It's colder than an iceberg out there. Bill: Will you be at the game Saturday? Tom: You bet your boots!
See also: bet
References in periodicals archive ?
"You bet your sweet bippy there'll be some lawsuits filed," one construction source says.
Not on your sweet bippy, unless it is no longer in the US strategic interest to stay.
The former Mattafix frontman has gone off on his own pop solo route and the single from this - the piano, voice and bippy boppy Euro pop of New Age - spent two months at the top of the Germany charts with the hookline "are you lovin' the pain." The album may be produced by Guy Chambers but he's been unable to spice up its innate blandness.
13Which US comedy of the 1960s featured the catchphrase "You bet your sweet bippy!"?
They did not publicly applaud the gravy poured on the equally hapless Kansas City Chiefs, but you can bet your bippy that they'll be around in a few years seeking equal--or probably greater--largess to put a feather on the Ugly Dome and call it macaroni.
For two years the show topped the Nielsen ratings, and its catch-phrases--"Sock it to me," "You bet your sweet bippy" and "Look that up in your Funk and Wagnall's"--were recited across the country.
Of course my answer was, "You bet your sweet bippy"--that's how we talked in those days.
No, the jockeys won't be helped by this, and you can bet your sweet bippy that the handlers themselves won't be reaping any great reward.
Whenever a man with a felt-tip beard ('Burpy?', 'Bippy?') speaks to a small, bald chap nursing a bullet wound, their whispered conversation is so difficult to understand doctors surgeries are regularly besieged by people demanding to have their ears syringed the following day.
Be aware: any time you see a template as part of the front grille assembly you can bet your bippy that almost without exception the speaker is meant to be used with the front grille in place.
So that Bobby Jones would be Bippy, like, many Bobby Joneses, and they would just keep coming.
"If I could do it all over again, you bet your sweet bippy I'd tell my teammates what's going on.
13 Which US comedy of the 60s featured the catchphrase "You bet your sweet bippy!"?
You bet your sweet bippy - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
For Now" starring Elliott Gould and Diane Keaton; Rowan & Martin laffer "The Maltese Bippy"; "Barnaby and Me"; and writing-directing gigs for TV including "A Talent for Murder." Frank died in 1988.