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1tip–off

noun \ˈtip-ˌf\

Definition of TIP-OFF

1
:  warning, tip
2
:  a telltale sign

Origin of TIP-OFF

8tip
First Known Use: 1901

2tip–off

noun

Definition of TIP-OFF

:  the act or an instance of putting the ball in play in basketball by a jump ball

Origin of TIP-OFF

6tip
First Known Use: 1922

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