Definition of keepy-uppy in English:

keepy-uppy

(also keepy-up)

Pronunciation /ˈkēpēˌəpē/ /ˈkipiˌəpi/

noun

informal British
  • A game whose aim is to keep a soccer ball in the air for as long as possible by bouncing it off any part of the body except the hands and arm.

    • ‘a bunch of kids gather around to play keepy-uppy’
    • ‘he hoofs a football over a garden fence during a game of keepy-uppy’
    • ‘fans turned out just to watch him do a few keepy-uppies’

Origin

1950s (originally Scots, as keepy-up): from keep + -y + up + -y.

Pronunciation

keepy-uppy

/ˈkēpēˌəpē/ /ˈkipiˌəpi/