tipatipa, fq. tipa.
1. Move restlessly around, struggle, jib (as horse).
‘Auraka e tipatipa mē pākoti‘ia tō‘ou rauru.
Don’t keep squirming around while you are having your hair cut;
‘E tangata tipatipa tika ai koe!
What an old fidget you are!
2. v.t. Keep jerking, shake, move.
‘Auraka e tipatipa i te rākau tanu ‘ōu, kā mate.
Don’t keep shaking the tree that has just been planted, it will die.