tip–off

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1 tip–off /ˈtɪpˌɑːf/ noun
plural tip–offs
1 tip–off
/ˈtɪpˌɑːf/
noun
plural tip–offs
Learner's definition of TIP–OFF
[count]
: a warning that something (such as a crime) is going to happen
see also tip off at 6tip
: a clear sign or indication of something
compare 2tip-off
2 tip–off /ˈtɪpˌɑːf/ noun
plural tip–offs
2 tip–off
/ˈtɪpˌɑːf/
noun
plural tip–offs
Learner's definition of TIP–OFF
[count] basketball
: the start of a game when the ball is thrown in the air and a player from each team jumps up and tries to get the ball
see also tip off at 4tip
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