Translation of "tip" - English-Portuguese dictionary

tip

noun uk /tɪp/ us /tɪp/

B1 a piece of useful advice

dica
gardening tips

B1 an extra amount of money that you give to someone such as a driver to thank him or her for a service

gorjeta
We left a big tip because the waiter was so friendly.

the end of something long and narrow

ponta
the tips of your fingers
be on the tip of someone’s tongue

If a word is on the tip of your tongue, you want to say it but cannot remember it.

estar na ponta da língua
verb uk /tɪp/ us /tɪp/ present participle tipping, past tense and past participle tipped

to move so that one side is higher than the other side

inclinar-se
The table tipped over and all the drinks fell on the floor.

to make the contents of a container fall out by turning the container over

derrubar, tombar, esvaziar, emborcar
She tipped out the contents of her purse onto the table.

to give an extra amount of money to someone such as a driver to thank him or her for a service

dar gorjeta (a)

(Translation of “tip” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)