1. having a small piece of a specified substance that forms the front or an end of something ⇒ metal-tipped batons, ⇒ They were big, strong bruisers, equipped with knuckle-dusters and steel-tipped boots.
2. having been dipped in a specified substance ⇒ a poison-tipped umbrella
-tippedcombines with nouns to form adjectives that describe something as having a tip made of a particular substance or covered with a particular material. ⇒ In his hand, he carried a gold-tipped crook. ⇒ ...poison-tipped arrows.