Translation of "tip" - English-Spanish dictionary

tip

noun uk /tɪp/

B1 a piece of useful advice

truco, consejo
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

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

the end of something long and narrow

punta
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.

lo tengo, tienes, etc. en la punta de la lengua
verb uk /tɪp/ (present participle tipping, past tense and past participle tipped)

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

inclinarse
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

verter, derramar
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 propina (a)

(Translation of “tip” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tip

noun /tip/

the small or thin end, point or top of something

punta, cabo, extremidad
the tips of my fingers.
tipped adjective

having a tip of a particular kind

con punta de…
filter-tipped cigarettes
a white-tipped tail.
tip-top adjective

excellent

excelente
The horse is in tip-top condition.
be on the tip of one’s tongue

to be almost, but usually not, spoken or said

tener algo en la punta de la lengua
Her name is on the tip of my tongue (= I can’t quite remember it)
It was on the tip of my tongue to tell him (= I almost told him).

(Translation of “tip” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)