verb (used without object), quipped, quip·ping.
Origin of quip
Examples from the Web for quip
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.
He laughed, but suppressed the quip that might have afforded some hidden satisfaction.The Message|Louis Tracy
They cut him down, to pursue the journey a sadder and wiser Pig, and the butt of many a quip from his fellow-travellers.Myths and Legends of China|E. T. C. Werner
Bradish was evidently too completely and tragically in earnest to see the point of her quip.Love in a Cloud|Arlo Bates
It is only necessary to remember that Wolsey was the son of a butcher for the sting of this quip to be appreciated.The Bath Road|Charles G. (Charles George) Harper
At the time this quip was thought almost to border upon the sacrilegious, and nobody had laughed at it except the utterer thereof.Old Judge Priest|Irvin S. Cobb
verb quips, quipping or quipped
Word Origin for quip
1530s, variant of quippy in same sense (1510s), perhaps from Latin quippe "indeed, of course, as you see, naturally, obviously" (used sarcastically), from quid "what" (neuter of pronoun quis "who;" see who), and cf. quibble (n.)) + emphatic particle -pe.
"make a quip," 1570s, from quip (n.). Related: Quipped; quipping.