- a short length of gut, nylon, or the like, for tying an artificial fly to the leader.
- a branch of the shaft of a bird feather, serving as the tail of an artificial fly.
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How to use tippet in a sentence
She has a gentle, serious face; her neatly braided hair and her black tippet inspire respect and sympathy.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
The tall but not very clerical figure was wrapped in a shawl and swathed round the throat with many turns of a woolen tippet.
The German youth was wearing an old-fashion tippet around his neck, the loose ends flying behind.
"Wait, I'll loosen the tippet," came from Songbird, and guided the muffler free of the bob.
Hans' tippet caught under our runners and held us up a good deal.