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Definition of Tip


  1. The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.
  2. An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.
  3. A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
  4. A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
  5. Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
  6. To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.
  7. To strike slightly; to tap.
  8. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.
  9. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
  10. To fall on, or incline to, one side.
  11. A light touch or blow; a tap.
  12. A gift; a douceur; a fee.
  13. A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.
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Tip Translations

tip in Afrikaans is fooitjie, wenk
tip in Danish is top, drikkepenge, spids
tip in Dutch is stortplaats
tip in French is pronostic, indication, pourboire, terminaison
tip in German is Trinkgeld, Tip, Spitze, Hinweis
tip in Norwegian is drikkepenger
tip in Portuguese is ponta, gorjeta
tip in Spanish is propina, remision, basurero, punta
tip in Swedish is spets, tipp, tippa, drickspengar