tipster

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noun tip·ster \ˈtip-stər\

Definition of tipster

  1. :  one who gives or sells tips especially for gambling or speculation

Examples of tipster in a sentence

  1. An anonymous tipster reported the crime.

1862

First Known Use of tipster

1862


TIPSTER Defined for English Language Learners

tipster

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noun tip·ster \ˈtip-stər\

Definition of tipster for English Language Learners

  • : a person who gives useful information to someone


Law Dictionary

tipster

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noun tip·ster \ˈtip-stər\

Legal Definition of tipster

  1. :  one who provides a tip to the police

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