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[tip-er] /ˈtɪp ər/
a person or thing that tips:
The waiters liked him for being a big tipper.
Origin of tipper
First recorded in 1810-20; tip3 + -er1
Can be confused
tipper, tipster. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Game and tipper muffed the jump, and it was left to the other three.

    The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed
  • “And to think that he ever got stuck in the first eleven,” said tipper.

    The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed
  • There was plenty of life in this tipper story of the earth jungle.

  • We may assume that a Setter and a tipper did setting and tipping, and both are said to have been concerned in the arrow industry.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley
  • If they draws the Brighton tipper here, I takes that ale at night, my love; it bein considered wakeful by the doctors.

    Dickensian Inns & Taverns

    B. W. (Bertram Waldrom) Matz
British Dictionary definitions for tipper


a person who gives or leaves a tip: he is a generous tipper
short for tipper truck
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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