“Maybe your next movie might be Beasts of the Southern Comfort,” Wilson quips.
“Jay thinks of his body as something to carry around his head,” quips a former network executive.
“I enjoy dating beardy blokes because you get to kiss and exfoliate at the same time,” she quips to The Daily Beast.
When one of the villagers asks him if he saw any of the urban rioting or campus violence, he quips, “Only between commercials.”
Dickens doesn't tell jokes, and even the quips are funny through multiple layers of irony and double-understanding.
With quips and jokes, apposite and sparkling, he "is wont to set the table in a roar."
But it is impossible to enter fully on the subject of Fuller's quips.
"The editor of 'quips' took it and paid on acceptance—let's have another," he added with deep significance.
No; there were no smiles on his lips, no quips and cranks on his tongue.
Your inveterate propensity to quips of thought and paradox, as it is called, misleads you and spoils your talk.
"make a quip," 1570s, from quip (n.). Related: Quipped; quipping.