The "tipster" in Wall Street is like the tout on the race track.
It is possibly in this last sense that the tipster uses the word.
Don't suppose a Delphic priest, or even a Derby tipster ever wasted time in prophesying to himself!
The significance of these various facts is plain to the p. 407advertising tipster, and he shapes his baits accordingly.
If the tipster had only kept up that pace throughout the afternoon all his followers would be winners at the track.
That chap Blake did me a good turn once, bit of a tipster myself, but not a patch on him, dontcher know.
I taxed him with it, and the man revealed himself then as Sammy Blake, the tipster.