EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TIP

Often it has been on the tip of my tongue, and then it slipped away from me.

Her tail bristled a little as it curled at the tip like a snake.

I could see the tip of One-Tusk's trunk go up with a start every time he winded it.

Git hould of the girl Cynthie, an' give her the tip that things is purty bad.

He was proud of himself, from his silky bangs to the tip of his tasselled tail.

Anybody can criticise music when he knows a tip or two like that.

To be crushed, as it were, under the tip of a forefinger was an unpleasant experience.

He was glad that Ray Minturn had never called him Tip, nor heard him called so.

Somebody told Mr. Dewey who was coming, and he was just ready to say, "Hallo, Tip!"

Tip got on better at home than anywhere else; he had not so many temptations.

WORD ORIGIN

"to slope, overturn," c.1300, possibly from Scandinavian, or a special use of tip (n.). Intransitive sense of "fall over" is recorded from 1520s. Related: Tipped; tipping. Tipping point attested by 1972.

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