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tip1 US English

The pointed or rounded end or extremity of something slender or tapering

tip2 US English

Overbalance or cause to overbalance so as to fall or turn over

tip3 US English

A sum of money given to someone as a reward for their services

tipped in tip1 US English

Attach to or cover the end or extremity of

tip-in US English

A score made by tipping a rebound into the basket

tip-up US English

A device used in ice fishing in which a wire attached to the rod is tripped, raising a signal flag, when a fish takes the bait

fly-tip US English

Dump waste illegally

hat tip US English

(In online contexts) used as an acknowledgement that someone has brought a piece of information to the writer’s attention, or provided the inspiration for a piece of writing

hot tip US English

A very reliable prediction or piece of inside information

tip-off US English

A piece of information, typically one given in a discreet or confidential way

tip-top US English

Of the very best class or quality; excellent

buff-tip US English

A European moth that has buff-coloured wing tips and thoracic hair, giving it the appearance of a twig when at rest

fibre tip US English

British term for felt-tip pen.

foul tip US English

A pitched ball that tips off the bat and travels directly to the catcher’s hands. Unlike a foul ball, a foul tip can be a batter’s third strike

wing tip US English

The tip of the wing of an aircraft, bird, or other animal

filter tip US English

A filter attached to a cigarette for removing some components from the inhaled smoke

tip-tilted US English

(Especially of a person’s nose) turned up at the tip

orange tip US English

A cream-coloured butterfly of both Eurasia and North America, the male (and sometimes the female) of which has orange tips to the forewings

tip one's hat in tip2 US English

Raise or touch one’s hat or cap as a way of greeting or acknowledging someone

tip someone off in tip3 US English

Give someone information about something, typically in a discreet or confidential way

felt-tip pen US English

A pen with a writing point made of felt or other tightly packed fibers, typically containing a brightly colored ink

tip one's hand in tip2 US English

Reveal one’s intentions inadvertently

tip-and-run US English

An informal way of playing cricket in which the batsman must run after every hit

be tipped in tip3 US English

Predict as likely to win or achieve something

tip the scales in tip2 US English

(Of a circumstance or event) be the deciding factor; make the critical difference

tip one's hand US English

Reveal one’s intentions inadvertently

tip one's hat US English

Raise or touch one’s hat or cap as a way of greeting or acknowledging someone

tip the scales US English

(Of a circumstance or event) be the deciding factor; make the critical difference

tip off in tip2 US English

Put the ball in play by throwing it up between two opponents

tip someone off US English

Give someone information about something, typically in a discreet or confidential way

tip the scales at in tip2 US English

Have a weight of (a specified amount)

tip the scales at US English

Have a weight of (a specified amount)

the tip of the iceberg in iceberg US English

The small, perceptible part of a much larger situation or problem that remains hidden

the tip of the iceberg US English

The small, perceptible part of a much larger situation or problem that remains hidden

tiptoe US English

Walk quietly and carefully with one’s heels raised and one’s weight on the balls of the feet

on the tip of one's tongue in tip1 US English

Used to indicate that someone is almost but not quite able to bring a particular word or name to mind

on the tip of one's tongue US English

Used to indicate that someone is almost but not quite able to bring a particular word or name to mind

tip a page in in tip1 US English

(In bookbinding) paste a single page, typically an illustration, to the neighboring page of a book by a thin line of paste down its inner margin

felt tip in felt-tip pen US English

A pen with a writing point made of felt or other tightly packed fibers, typically containing a brightly colored ink

tooltip US English

A message that appears when a cursor is positioned over an icon, image, hyperlink, or other element in a graphical user interface

fingertip US English

The tip of a finger

tiptoe around in tiptoe US English

Carefully avoid discussing or dealing with (a difficult or sensitive subject)

tip1 US Thesaurus

the swords we use in the play have blunt tips

tip2 US Thesaurus

the boat tipped over

tip3 US Thesaurus

a generous tip

tip English-Spanish

punta f

Q-Tip English-Spanish

bastoncillo, hisopo m

tip-up English-Spanish

abatible, rebatible RPl


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