Meaning of “tip” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /tɪp/

the end of something long and narrow:

the tips of your fingers

B1 a piece of useful advice:

Emma was giving me some tips on how to grow tomatoes.

B1 an extra amount of money that you give to a driver, someone working in a restaurant, etc to thank them:

We left a tip because the waiter was so friendly.
WASTE UK also UK/US dump

a place where people take things that they want to get rid of:

We took our old fridge to the tip.
UNTIDY PLACE UK informal also UK/US dump

a place that is dirty and untidy:

His bedroom is an absolute tip.

(Definition of “tip noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)