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Meaning of “tip” - Learner’s Dictionary

tip

noun [C]     /tɪp/
END the end of something long and narrow: the tips of your fingersEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
ADVICE B1 a piece of useful advice: gardening tips Emma was giving me some tips on how to grow tomatoes.Information and messagesGiving advice
MONEY 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.Gifts in the form of moneyPresents and giftsForms of money and methods of payment
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.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
UNTIDY PLACE UK informal ( also UK/US dump) a place that is dirty and untidy: His bedroom is an absolute tip.Dirty and untidy
(Definition of tip noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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