quipster quip"ster, n. A person who frequently makes quips. [PJC]

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  • quipster — quip ► NOUN ▪ a witty remark. ► VERB (quipped, quipping) ▪ make a quip. DERIVATIVES quipster noun. ORIGIN perhaps from Latin quippe indeed …   English terms dictionary

  • quipster — noun Date: 1876 one who is given to quipping …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quipster — /kwip steuhr/, n. a person who frequently makes quips. [1875 80; QUIP + STER] * * * …   Universalium

  • quipster — noun a person who makes quips; a joker …   Wiktionary

  • quipster — Synonyms and related words: banana, burlesquer, caricaturist, clown, comedian, comic, cutup, droll, epigrammatist, funnyman, gag writer, gagman, gagster, humorist, ironist, jester, joker, jokesmith, jokester, lampooner, madcap, parodist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • quipster — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter: clown, comedian, comic, farceur, funny man, humorist, jester, joker, jokester, wag2, wit, zany. Informal: card. See LAUGHTER …   English dictionary for students

  • quipster — n. person who makes witty remarks; one who makes ambiguous statements …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quipster — n giber, Sl. wisecracker, Sl. wisenheimer, smart aleck, Sl. kidder; joker, jester, wag, wit, Goodman Ace, humorist, gagman, gagger, gagster, gag writer; jokesmith; punster, epigrammist, aphorizer; quibbler, niggler, carper, caviler …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • quipster — quip·ster …   English syllables

  • quipster — /ˈkwɪpstə/ (say kwipstuh) noun someone given to making quips. {quip + ster} …   Australian English dictionary

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