Yet people who are on the fence about whether Muslims can be trusted could tip over into believing that they can't.
It might tip over, Ruth, if a visitor leans upon it, said Mrs. Vernon.
I says to myself, 'There's a man it would be hard to tip over in a rassle.'
A bottle, a broad-bottomed one being preferable so that it will not tip over easily.
Sit down, or you'll tip over, and then you'll be drowned, and we can't get you.
The idea of such a roof is that it is impossible to place the crate with the roof down, since it will tip over if this is done.
"I wish you'd go to the back of the room and tip over those two cots," grinned Will.
Youll have to sit in Franks lap, grinned Ned, and the machine may tip over with such a load, at that.
When the mosquitoes have deposited their eggs, tip over the pails and that is the end of that lot.
As a child she had delighted to tip over the big basket and play with the paper ribbons from the cutting machine.
"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.
"give a small present of money to," c.1600, "to give, hand, pass," originally thieves' cant, perhaps from tip (v.3) "to tap." The meaning "give a gratuity to" is first attested 1706. The noun in this sense is from 1755; the meaning "piece of confidential information" is from 1845; the verb in this sense is from 1883; tipster first recorded 1862. For urban legendary origin as an acronym, see here.
"end, point, top," early 13c., from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch tip "utmost point, extremity, tip" (cf. German zipfel, a diminutive formation); perhaps cognate with Old English tæppa "stopper" (see tap (n.)), from Proto-Germanic *tupp- "upper extremity." Tip-top is from 1702.
To disclose one's plans, secrets, etc, esp inadvertently: That would be tipping her mitt too much/ somehow, even with the best intentions, you'd tip my hand
[entry form 1917+; fr the revealing of one's hand, that is, mitt, in a card game; tip, ''give, exhibit,'' is found in underworld slang by 1610]
: our tip to him would be to behave (1845+)
(also tip off) To give useful information or advice, esp advance information that gives an advantage of some sort: The room clerk tipped him/ Who tipped Larkin off? (1749+, variant 1891+)
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr the notion of tipping, that is, tilting something in someone's direction]