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tipster

[tip-ster] /ˈtɪp stər/
noun
1.
a person who makes a business of furnishing tips, as for betting or speculation.
Origin of tipster
1860-1865
1860-65; tip3 + -ster
Can be confused
tipper, tipster.
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tipster

/ˈtɪpstə/
noun
1.
a person who sells tips on horse racing, the stock market, etc
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Slang definitions & phrases for tipster

tippler

noun

A relatively restrained drinker of alcohol

[1580+; orig a tavernkeeper]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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