Meaning of “tipster” in the English Dictionary

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"tipster" in British English

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tipsternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtɪp.stər/ us /ˈtɪp.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.

(Definition of “tipster” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)