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tipster

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɪp.stər/ us    /-stɚ/
a person who gives information to people, usually in exchange for money, especially about the likely winner of a race or competition, or who gives information to an official organization, especially about someone who has done something wrong: All the tipsters were wrong about the gold medal winner. An anonymous tipster has leaked confidential government information to the press.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
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