- n the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
- n a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
- n an indication of potential opportunity
he got a tip on the stock market
- n a V shape
- n the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
- v cause to tilt
tip the screen upward
- v mark with a tip
tip the arrow with the small stone
- v give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
Remember to tip the waiter
- v cause to topple or tumble by pushing
- v to incline or bend from a vertical position
- v walk on one's toes
- v strike lightly
- v give insider information or advise to
He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot
- v remove the tip from
- The best way to get good service is to tip beforehand that's especially true on cruise ships, where you're guaranteed to interact closely with the same staff members.
- Any tips on tipping? Waiters prefer cash.
- You learn how to clip the tip of the claw, which is very, very simple.