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English definition of “tip sb the wink”

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tip sb the wink

( also tip the wink to sb) UK informal
to give someone a piece of secret or private information that might bring an advantage to them: Thanks for tipping me the wink about those cheap tickets, Bill.
Translations of “tip sb the wink”
in Chinese (Traditional) 向…洩露秘密(或內幕消息)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向…泄露秘密(或内幕消息)…
(Definition of tip sb the wink from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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