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tip·ster

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

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

(ˈtɪp stər)

n.
one who sells tips, as for betting.
[1860–65]
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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)
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tipster

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

tipster

[ˈtɪpstəʳ] Npronosticador(a) m/f
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tipster

[ˈtɪpstər] npronostiqueur m
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References in classic literature ?
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.
The prize for winning the tipsters' competition has been pounds 1000 for the past two years.
Gordon Strachan, from Dundee, was the only other one of our 10 guest tipsters to get off the mark.
For just pounds 5 you can take part in our tipsters' title race - which will start on Saturday November 4 and run until next year's Grand National on Saturday April 7.
Calling all budding tipsters...here's your last chance to win loads of money in the Daily Record/Ladbrokes tipping challenge.
He added: "The HRA doesn't regulate tipsters and, whereas this flyer brings racing into disrepute, we don't have the resources to follow every tipster's fake claims, but we do take action when registered owners, who also operate as tipsters, bring racing into disrepute."
Our 10 guest tipsters will give their Saturday naps over the next four weeks with each bet carrying a pounds 20 single bet courtesy of Ladbrokes.
Calling all budding newspaper tipsters...here's your chance to win loads of cash.
Two of our nine other tipsters, however, were on the target.
Our ten guest tipsters will select their nap for the next four Saturdays - with each horse carrying a pounds 20 single bet from Ladbrokes.
Tipsters in the first two contests showed they know a thing or two about the punting game by winning more than pounds 2,500 between them.