wisecrack, crack, sally, quip

(noun) witty remark

epigram, quip

(noun) a witty saying

gag, quip

(verb) make jokes or quips; “The students were gagging during dinner”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



quip (plural quips)

A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort or comeback; a gibe.


• See also joke


quip (third-person singular simple present quips, present participle quipping, simple past and past participle quipped)

(intransitive) To make a quip.

(transitive) To taunt; to treat with quips.


• Puqi

Source: Wiktionary

Quip, n. Etym: [Cf. W. chwip a quick flirt or turn, chwipio to whip, to move briskly, and E. whip. Cf. Quib, Quibble.]

Definition: A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort; a gibe. Quips, and cranks, and wanton wiles. Milton. He was full of joke and jest, But all his merry quips are o'er. Tennyson.

Quip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Quipping.]

Definition: To taunt; to treat with quips. The more he laughs, and does her closely quip. Spenser.

Quip, v. i.

Definition: To scoff; to use taunts. Sir H. Sidney.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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