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tip-off

tip-off

 
pronunciation:
tIp awf [or] tIp awf
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) secret or inside information given in advance; warning.
a tip-off on the planned bank robbery
similar words:
tip
definition 2: an act, sign, or the like that reveals something, esp. something intended to be concealed.
His shifty eyes were the tip-off.
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