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quip

noun [C] uk   /kwɪp/ us  
a humorous and clever remark: It was Oscar Wilde who made the famous quip about life mimicking art.
quip
verb [I] uk   ( plural -pp-) us  
[+ speech] When asked earlier why he seemed to be so relaxed, Mr McCarthy quipped: "It's the drugs".
Translations of “quip”
in Spanish ocurrencia, salida, chiste…
in French trait d’esprit…
in German witzige Bemerkung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 俏皮話,妙語…
in Russian делать остроумное замечание…
in Turkish espri yapmak, nükteyle anlatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 俏皮话,妙语…
in Polish żartować…
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