verb (used without object), quipped, quip·ping.
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Origin of quip
OTHER WORDS FROM quipquippish, adjectivequip·pish·ness, noun
Words nearby quip
Example sentences from the Web for quip
Like scientist, any number of useful words and phrases began as little more than quips, wisecracks, and throwaway lines.From ‘Scientist’ to ‘Spam,’ the Surprisingly Playful Origins of English Words|Ralph Keyes|April 1, 2021|Time
Whedon had cemented the tenor of those movies—quip, punch, quip, punch—with the first two Avengers films, in stark and purposeful contrast to Nolan’s self-serious Batman.The Snyder Cut Is a Better Version of Justice League. But It Sets a Dangerous Precedent|Eliana Dockterman|March 15, 2021|Time
In one of the moments I chatted briefly with him he made a quip about my work that my mother still quotes to this day.
This man, the man of the left, says in private ‘the toothless,’ proud of his quip.Hollande's Jilted Lover Valerie Trierweiler Tells All|Tracy McNicoll|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pepper, a phrase drawn from a quip by another contender, means a second round in the presidential election, to be held in June.
Within hours of releasing my quip into the Twittersphere, five different publications jumped on it.
That quip reflected his own travails with thinking outside the box.
For a true pun always has a humorous idea behind the verbal quip that is its prominent characteristic.
It was a relief to hear his own voice in some such apparently light-hearted quip.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
So Andrew Lackaday threw himself back in his chair and laughed at Elodie's quip.The Mountebank|William J. Locke
Smiling, debonair, complacent, the morrow's bridegroom had a careless quip for all and sundry on that last night.The Lamp in the Desert|Ethel M. Dell
It was the traveler whose quip was now being repeated miles away, far in advance of him.The Short Life|Francis Donovan