Definition of 'tip off'
Example sentences containing 'tip-off'
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Now I told her what Serena had said about having had a tip-off. RESCUING ROSE (2002)And she'd been up a couple of hours before me, after a tip-off from a contact in the police control room. DEAD BEAT (2002)I get the feeling he's had a tip-off from another force. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (2002)
The tip-off, informing us where the Kilo will show up, came from an impeccable source. NIMITZ CLASS (2002)
Trends of 'tip off'
Used Rarely. tip-off is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'tip off'
British English: tip-off NOUN
A tip-off is a piece of information or a warning that you give to someone, often privately or secretly.
The man was arrested at his home after a tip-off to police from a member of the public.
Definition of tip off from the Collins English Dictionary
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