Other definitions for tipoff (2 of 2)
Origin of tip-off
How to use tipoff in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The best pipet is a small glass tube which has been drawn out at one end to a tip with rather small opening.
Tip wore leaky boots all last winter, but when spring came he bought Mrs. Pulsifer a sewing machine.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Mrs. Kaye's expressive eyes, which had dwelt on Isabel with flattering attention, fell to the tip of her cigarette.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The blood is obtained from the finger-tip or the lobe of the ear, as for a blood count; only a very small drop is required.
British Dictionary definitions for tipoff
Other 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]