tipster


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tip·ster

 (tĭp′stər)
n. Informal
One who sells tips or information, as to bettors or speculators.

tipster

(ˈtɪpstə)
n
a person who sells tips on horse racing, the stock market, etc

tip•ster

(ˈtɪp stər)

n.
one who sells tips, as for betting.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tipster - one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)tipster - one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
adviser, advisor, consultant - an expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
racetrack tout - someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)

tipster

noun
Informal. One who gives incriminating information about others:
Informal: rat.
Translations

tipster

[ˈtɪpstəʳ] Npronosticador(a) m/f

tipster

[ˈtɪpstər] npronostiqueur m
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The imagination of another, a lad who had never before been in a town at all, fell to the glamour of music-halls and bar parlours; he spent his time among racing-men, tipsters, and trainers, and now was become a book-maker's clerk.
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Samsung has not made any official announcements yet but well known tipster @evleaks shared a photo of what may be the actual Prime device.
The Sun's flagship tipster Templegate leapfrogged Stevie Roden (Nottingham Evening Post) and the Racing Post's North correspondent Colin Russell to take a slender advantage yesterday.
People close to the matter said that the China allegations come from an anonymous tipster who passed them on to U.
TWAS the first day at Cheltenham and all through the town absolute panicked chaos broke out when one merry tipster proclaimed: "If you like the name, back it".
A recent investigation of a $2 million oil condensate theft at a West Texas oilfield led to a narcotics bust, and an Energy Crime Stoppers bumper sticker promoting the hotline motivated an anonymous tipster to report a murder for hire plot related to mineral rights in Texas.
THE COVENTRY TELEGRAPH'S Derek Brown is very much the country's tipster in form after a sparkling run that's put him inside the top eight in the Racing Post Tipster's table.
THE letter (Mail, July 2) asking about who remembered the tipster brought back memories for me.
LANCASTER -- A Lancaster toddler got into a fenced-off pool at his grandfather's home and drowned this past weekend while his mother was giving birth to another child, according to a tipster at the scene.
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