This man, the man of the left, says in private ‘the toothless,’ proud of his quip.
At their next weekly lunch meeting, Mr. Biden complained that the quip was disrespectful, according to White House aides.
To Cowell's "closet" quip, Seacrest jabbed back, "stay out of my closet" and "this is about the Top 12, not your wishes."
"make a quip," 1570s, from quip (n.). Related: Quipped; quipping.