tipster

[tip-ster]
noun
a person who makes a business of furnishing tips, as for betting or speculation.

Origin:
1860–65; tip3 + -ster

tipper, tipster.
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tipster (ˈtɪpstə)
 
n
a person who sells tips on horse racing, the stock market, etc

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tipster definition


  1. n.
    someone who gives special information; an informer. : We got this from a tipster who has usually proven reliable in the past.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
And whatever the traffickers were building, the tipster had warned, was truly
  enormous.
He was a racing tipster and a professional character.
The tipster and the tipster's phone number remain anonymous to law enforcement
  unless the tipster chooses to identify themselves.
Tipster calls back, advise the tipster of the amount of the cash award and
  explain the process for obtaining it.
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