Definition of tipster
: one who gives or sells tips especially for gambling or speculation
Examples of tipster in a Sentence
An anonymous tipster reported the crime.
Recent Examples of tipster from the Web
The FBI was offering a $15,000 for information leading to Burns’ whereabouts, and media outlets are reporting the tipster came from an unlikely place: Romania.
Microsoft regularly credits those who point out vulnerabilities in its products, but in this case the company made no mention of the tipster.
Tipsters still call all the time, with leads that range from the vaguely interesting to the downright bizarre.
Tipsters can remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477.
Also, the tipster did not provide Rackley’s name, Eining said.
The case remained a mystery until the following Friday, when a tipster called police to identify Young as the shooter.
Young was arrested Friday after a tipster recognized him and his blue Chevrolet Cruze from surveillance photos circulated by news media.
Tipsters can remain anonymous and receive up to $5,000 if their information leads to an arrest.
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First Known Use of tipster
TIPSTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tipster for English Language Learners
: a person who gives useful information to someone
Legal Definition of tipster
: one who provides a tip to the police
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