quip·​ster ˈkwip-stər How to pronounce quipster (audio)
: one who is given to quipping

Examples of quipster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A lot of actors could have played him as a sardonic quipster. James Poniewozik, New York Times, 31 Oct. 2023 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, 10 July 2019 But as the quipster tells it, the purpose of his humor isn't to offend. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quipster was in 1876

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“Quipster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quipster. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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