Definitions for quipkwɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quipkwɪp(n.; v.)quipped, quip•ping.

  1. (n.)a clever or witty remark or comment.

  2. a sharp, sarcastic remark.

  3. quibble; cavil.

  4. an odd or fantastic action or thing.

  5. (v.i.)to utter quips.

Origin of quip:

1525–35; back formation from quippy quip < L quippe indeed


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"


  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

Translations for quip

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a quick, witty remark

He is very good at making clever quips.

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