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

Definition of tipper

: one that tips a generous tipper

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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 That's due to false preconceived notions that African-Americans are bad tippers or more demanding customers. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Starbucks arrests: Restaurant racism is as old as the U.S.," 20 Apr. 2018 So for those folks, relying on the good graces of tippers is a dodgy way to make a living. Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, "Is our culture decent enough to keep tipping?," 18 June 2018 Besides building a strong relationship with your stylist, being a good tipper also gives you access to a few perks. Megan Mcintyre, Glamour, "What No One Tells You About Tipping at the Hair Salon," 22 May 2018 In addition to teammates with more experience and a surer touch on 3-pointers and the size to discourage opposing dunkers, tippers and layers-up, LeBron James on Friday night needed a cut man. Bill Livingston, cleveland.com, "Bloodied LeBron James, struggling Cavaliers teammates fall, 121-87, in Game 6 -- Bill Livingston (photos)," 28 Apr. 2018 He is credited with coining the terms tipper and tippee for insider trading offenders, his family said. Bonnie L. Cook, Philly.com, "Arthur R. G. Solmssen, 89, Philadelphia lawyer and novelist," 26 Apr. 2018 Bartenders and waiters love to tell stories about tippers good and bad. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Patriots fan proves she's not a sore loser with $200 bar tip," 10 Feb. 2018 Tipper Barrel Collection ENFIELD — Public Works reminds residents on the placement of tipper barrels for refuse and recycling. Courant Community, "Community News For The Enfield Edition," 26 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of tipper

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tipper was in 1819

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