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
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.
Mitch Mitchell: 817-390-7752, @mitchmitchel3 To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the five following methods: ▪ Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-252-8477.
Tipsters may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
Washington (CNN)A man with an AR-15 assault rifle, a 40-caliber handgun and 90 rounds of ammunition was arrested at President Donald Trump's namesake hotel in Washington early Wednesday morning after a tipster warned police, authorities said.
The NOPD said Dorsey was found with a loaded .40-caliber pistol tucked into his waistband when he was arrested eight days later at the Golden Wok restaurant on Canal Street, where a tipster told police he was seen.
That is until, in 2005, special agent Mark Felt (Neeson) shockingly revealed himself as the tipster.
Tipsters in several reports have described the rumored tablet as a 10.7-inch iPhone.
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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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