quip·​ster | \ ˈkwip-stər How to pronounce quipster (audio) \

Definition of quipster

: one who is given to quipping

Examples of quipster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Norman Gee makes a wry quipster as the fool Touchstone and doubles as Orlando’s aged and weary servant Adam, whose role is considerably cut back. Sam Hurwitt, The Mercury News, "Review: Charming SF Shakes’ ‘As You Like It’ has a secret musical weapon," 10 July 2019 But as the quipster tells it, the purpose of his humor isn't to offend. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, "Ricky Gervais trolls haters, explains that Caitlyn Jenner joke in 'Humanity' special," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of quipster

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Quipster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quipster. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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