tip off

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tip off

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To alert or inform someone.
    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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Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 16:12