quip Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"quip" in British English

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quipnoun [C]

uk   us   /kwɪp/
a ​humorous and ​cleverremark: It was ​Oscar Wilde who made the ​famous quip about ​lifemimickingart.
quip
verb [I] uk   us   (plural -pp-)
[+ speech] When ​askedearlier why he ​seemed to be so ​relaxed, Mr McCarthy quipped: "It's the ​drugs."
(Definition of quip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quipnoun [C]

 us   /kwɪp/
a ​quick, ​intelligent, and often ​amusingremark
quip
verb [T]  us   /kwɪp/ (-pp-)
The ​pianomover quipped, “Of ​course I ​lovepiano – I ​picked it up as a ​child!”
(Definition of quip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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