Synonyms for quip
|Grammar : Noun|
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|Phonetic Transcription : kwɪp|
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Définition of quipOrigin :
- 1530s, variant of quippy in same sense (1510s), perhaps from Latin quippe "indeed, of course, as you see, naturally, obviously" (used sarcastically), from quid "what" (neuter of pronoun quis "who;" see who), and cf. quibble (n.)) + emphatic particle -pe.
- noun witty communication, often verbal
- It was nothing—only the quip of a witty fellow, descendant of a Spanish freebooter.
- Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
- Quip had followed quip until in their jests they transcended all bounds.
- Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
- Is not the quip of the Curé worthy of any son of the Emerald Isle?
- Extract from : « The Counts of Gruyre » by Mrs. Reginald de Koven
- The men may have smiled at Landy's quip but Maizie laughed aloud.
- Extract from : « David Lannarck, Midget » by George S. Harney
- Receiving no answer to the quip, she drew a chair to the table and sat down.
- Extract from : « The Wall Between » by Sara Ware Bassett
- This quip has been wrongfully attributed to Brillat-Savarin.
- Extract from : « All About Coffee » by William H. Ukers
- The merriment died out of her eyes, and the quip on her tongue failed her.
- Extract from : « Number Seventeen » by Louis Tracy
- He laughed, but suppressed the quip that might have afforded some hidden satisfaction.
- Extract from : « The Message » by Louis Tracy
- The squires passed him with a jest, the waiting maids threw a quip at him.
- Extract from : « The Serf » by Guy Thorne
- His spirits were irrepressible, and he was always ready with quip and wit.
- Extract from : « The Launch Boys' Cruise in the Deerfoot » by Edward S. Ellis
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