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Origin of tipper

First recorded in 1810–20; tip3 + -er1
Can be confusedtipper tipster
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Contemporary Examples of tipper

Historical Examples of tipper

  • 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


  1. a person who gives or leaves a tiphe is a generous tipper
  2. short for tipper truck
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