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QUIP (quipped, quipping)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quip mean? 

QUIP (noun)
  The noun QUIP has 2 senses:

1. a witty saying
2. witty remark

  Familiarity information: QUIP used as a noun is rare.


QUIP (verb)
  The verb QUIP has 1 sense:

1. make jokes or quips

  Familiarity information: QUIP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUIP (noun)


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Meaning:

A witty saying

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

epigram; quip

Hypernyms ("quip" is a kind of...):

expression; locution; saying (a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations)


Sense 2quip [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Witty remark

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

sally; wisecrack; quip; crack

Hypernyms ("quip" is a kind of...):

comment; remark (a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief)


QUIP (verb)


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Meaning:

Make jokes or quips

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

quip; gag

Context example:

The students were gagging during dinner

Hypernyms (to "quip" is one way to...):

jest; joke (tell a joke; speak humorously)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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