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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If the case is cleared by arrest or results in the recovery of stolen goods or drugs, the tipster receives a reward.
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