tip (someone) the wink


British, informal
: to give secret information to (someone)
How could he have known about the plan? Someone must have tipped him the wink.

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“Tip (someone) the wink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tip%20%28someone%29%20the%20wink. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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