Definitions for quipkwɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. epigram, quip(noun)

    a witty saying

  2. wisecrack, crack, sally, quip(verb)

    witty remark

  3. gag, quip(verb)

    make jokes or quips

    "The students were gagging during dinner"

GCIDE

  1. Quip(n.)

    A short humorous or witty comment or observation, usually spontaneously formed in response to a prior comment.

  2. Origin: [Cf. W. chwip a quick flirt or turn, chwipio to whip, to move briskly, and E. whip. Cf. Quib, Quibble.]

Wiktionary

  1. quip(Noun)

    A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort or comeback; a gibe.

  2. quip(Verb)

    To make a quip.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quip(noun)

    a smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort; a gibe

  2. Quip(verb)

    to taunt; to treat with quips

  3. Quip(verb)

    to scoff; to use taunts

  4. Origin: [Cf. W. chwip a quick flirt or turn, chwipio to whip, to move briskly, and E. whip. Cf. Quib, Quibble.]


Translations for quip

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • vtípek, vtípkovatCzech
  • witzeln, geistreiche BemerkungGerman
  • σκώπτω, πείραγμα, πειράζω, σκώμμα, χαριτολόγημα, χαριτολογώGreek
  • sutkauttaaFinnish
  • plaisanterFrench
  • battuta, freddura, frizzoItalian
  • язвить, колкость, остротаRussian
  • kvickhetSwedish
  • طعنہUrdu

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