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quip

quip

 
pronunciation:
kwIp
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, humorous, clever, and often sarcastic utterance.
The talk show audience often appreciated the host's quips more than the stories told by the guests.
synonyms:
one-liner, sally, wisecrack, witticism
similar words:
jest, repartee
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: quipped, quipping, quips
definition: to make or habitually make a quip or quips.
synonyms:
wisecrack
similar words:
gag, gibe, jest, joke, kid
derivation: quipster (n.)