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 If cash is the only option, Post said tippers should make every effort to do it as quickly and cleanly as possible. Los Angeles Times, "Who to tip and how much for doorstep deliveries during the COVID-19 pandemic," 8 May 2020 According to the Supreme Court, tippee liability only exists if the tipper actually benefited personally from the disclosure. Nicole Goodkind, Fortune, "Why 13 Republican Representatives Voted Against Banning Insider Trading," 10 Dec. 2019 On Twitter Thursday afternoon, KATU identified the tipper as David House. oregonlive, "Portland restaurant returns $5,000 tip left by accident," 31 Jan. 2020 Riders in California and the Northeast weren’t great tippers. Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post, "Who tips best? Lessons from 40 million Uber trips," 22 Oct. 2019 Chicagoans are particularly generous tippers, leaving 16.7% on average, behind only Denver, according to a 2014 analysis of data from payment service Square. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz, chicagotribune.com, "Tipping your servers 15-20% is standard. But what if Chicago requires they get paid full minimum wage?," 23 Sep. 2019 Klum believes that bad karma will catch up with non-tippers, but Munce, a single mother who relies on tips to live, doesn’t care much about their fate. Alana Semuels, Time, "Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry," 22 Aug. 2019 The study also revealed the best tippers ride between 3 a.m. and 5. Halley Bondy, NBC News, "In the know: Women in the news 10/21 - 10/25," 25 Oct. 2019 Tipping income is fairly consistent, Ms. Sala says, though flights to vacation destinations like Las Vegas and Cancún usually carry bigger tippers. Scott Mccartney, WSJ, "Now Flight Attendants Have to Hustle for Tips," 23 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of tipper

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Tipper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tipper. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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