Last modified on 8 August 2014, at 03:24

tip off

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tip off

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To alert or inform someone, especially confidentially.
    An anonymous caller tipped off the police that the suspect would be in the area.
  2. (basketball) To put the ball in play by throwing it up between two opponents.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To pour out (liquor).

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