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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person adept in making witty remarks.

Usage examples (32)
  • Suaxus and Budjir tried to spot the quipster, failed.
  • Acheson despairs of Adlai Stevenson — this paunchy quipster is no Marcus Aurelius.
  • Hawkeye lost a lot of his charm in "The Ultimates", since a quipster with some trick arrows makes very little sense in a realistic fire fight.
  • An off color alleged joke that doesn't sound much like a joke from a professional quipster is hardly the right way to get a legitimate criticism across. for more
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