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Definition for tipoff (2 of 2)
Origin of tip-off
British Dictionary definitions for tipoff
verb tip off
Idioms and Phrases with tipoff
Supply with secret or private information; also, warn or alert. For example, The broker often tipped her off about stocks about to go down in price, or Somehow they were tipped off and left the country before the police could catch them. [Colloquial; late 1800s]