tip·​per | \ ˈti-pər How to pronounce tipper (audio) \

Definition of tipper

: one that tips a generous tipper

Examples of tipper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pattie Haubner was a generous tipper in the early days of the pandemic. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 17 Sep. 2021 A dozen or so 10×4, 70-ton tipper vehicles with 10 hours of autonomy will schlep soil and target on-site transport. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 21 June 2021 The restaurant shared news of the generous tip on Facebook -- unbeknownst to them, inspiring two University of Cincinnati fans to one-up the Xavier tipper. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 6 Feb. 2021 Then, in February, Fox reported the diner stopped by Guard and Grace, a high-end steakhouse in Denver, where the generous tipper left a $6,800 gratuity. Fox News, 6 May 2021 Tipping goes without saying, but being a generous tipper in Vegas could be the key to a memorable night out. Alex Schechter, Travel + Leisure, 19 Apr. 2021 The client, who’s close friends with Rita, is picky and a terrible tipper. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, 17 Apr. 2021 The only problem with Starbucks is, Eddie’s a big tipper. New York Times, 24 Feb. 2021 In a rare show of unity, one tipper left $1,500 to Incline Public House on Feb. 1 -- without designating a rival. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 6 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of tipper

1819, in the meaning defined above

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26 Sep 2021

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“Tipper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tipper. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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