Thesaurus / quip
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
For a true pun always has a humorous idea behind the verbal quip that is its prominent characteristic.
It was a relief to hear his own voice in some such apparently light-hearted quip.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
So Andrew Lackaday threw himself back in his chair and laughed at Elodie's quip.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Smiling, debonair, complacent, the morrow's bridegroom had a careless quip for all and sundry on that last night.
THE LAMP IN THE DESERTETHEL M. DELL
It was the traveler whose quip was now being repeated miles away, far in advance of him.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
In his "Quip for an upstart courtier," 1592, Greene had spoken irreverently of Harvey's low extraction.
THE ENGLISH NOVEL IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEAREJ. J. JUSSERAND
He is so intent upon his quip or quibble or jest, that he loses sight of more serious things.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A VARIED LIFEGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
Tomkinson was far too keenly alive to the monetary side of the transaction to pay heed to the quip.
CYNTHIA'S CHAUFFEURLOUIS TRACY
It was the first time that he heard no joke or quip flash along the forming line to bring cheers or laughter.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 6 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Such a quip, however, could not go unrequited, and she sought for means of retaliation.
THE NEW GIRL AT ST. CHAD'SANGELA BRAZIL
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