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tippest | tappest |

As verbs the difference between tippest and tappest

is that tippest is archaic second-person singular of tip while tappest is archaic second-person singular of tap.

tippest

English

Verb

(head)
  • (tip)
  • ----

    tip

    English

    Etymology 1

    Circa 1225. Not recorded in Old English or Old Norse, but apparently cognate with Dutch tip, East Frisian tip, Danish tip, Swedish tipp. Perhaps cognate with Old English . Compare Albanian .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The extreme end of something, especially when pointed; e.g. the sharp end of a pencil.
  • * 1848 , (Anne Bronte), The Tenant of Wildfell Hall :
  • When he woke up, about half an hour after, he called it to him again, but Dash only looked sheepish and wagged the tip of his tail.
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  • A piece of metal, fabric or other material used to cover the top of something for protection, utility or decoration.
  • (music) The end of a bow of a stringed instrument that is not held.
  • A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
  • A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
  • Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
  • (Webster 1913)
    Synonyms
    *(extreme end of something) extremity

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To provide with a tip; to cover the tip of.
  • * 1598 , William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing , Act V:
  • I thinke he thinkes vpon the sauage bull: / Tush, feare not man, wee'll tip thy hornes with gold, / And all Europa shall reioyce at thee [...].
  • * Hudibras
  • truncheon tipped with iron head
  • * Thomson
  • Tipped with jet, / Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.

    Etymology 2

    Possibly from Scandinavian, or a special use of Etymology 1.

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To knock over; to make fall down, to overturn.
  • To fall over.
  • To be, or come to be, in a tilted or sloping position; to become unbalanced.
  • * 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
  • the brief suspended agony of the boat, as it would tip for an instant on the knife-like edge of the sharper waves, that almost seemed threatening to cut it in two [...].
  • (transitive, slang, dated) To drink.
  • To dump (refuse).
  • (US) To pour a libation, particularly from a forty of malt liquor.
  • * 1993 , ”:
  • I tip my 40 to your memory.
  • To deflect with one?s fingers, especially one?s fingertips
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 28 , author=Jon Smith , title=Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Lampard was replaced by Kalou but the substitute immediately gave the ball to Jonas, whose 25-yard curler was tipped wide by Cech.}}
    Derived terms
    * tip off * tip one's hand * tip one's hat * tippable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (skittles, obsolete) The knocking over of a skittle.
  • An act of tipping up or tilting.
  • (UK, Australia, New Zealand) An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap (see tipple ); a dump.
  • * 1972 May 18, Jon Tinker, Must we waste rubbish?'', '' , page 389,
  • As the tip slowly squashes under its own weight, bacteria rot away the organic matter, mainly anaerobically with the generation of methane.
  • * 2009 , Donna Kelly, 'Don't dump on Hepburn's top tip'], [http://www.hepburnadvocate.com.au/, The Hepburn Advocate, Fairfax Digital
  • When I was a kid I used to love going to the tip .
  • * 2009 , Rother District Council, Rother District Council Website
  • There are two rubbish tip s in Rother.
  • * 2009 , Beck Vass, 'Computer collectibles saved from the tip' The New Zealand Herald, Technology section, APN Holdings NZ Ltd
  • Computer collectibles saved from the tip
  • (UK, Australia, New Zealand, by extension) A recycling centre.
  • (colloquial) A very untidy place.
  • The act of deflecting with one's fingers, especially the fingertips
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=As a frenetic opening continued, Cahill - whose robust approach had already prompted Jamie Carragher to register his displeasure to Atkinson - rose above the Liverpool defence to force keeper Pepe Reina into an athletic tip over the top.}}

    Etymology 3

    Of uncertain origin; apparently cognate with (etyl) tippen, (etyl) tippen, (etyl) tippa.

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • A third rogue tips me by the elbow.

    Noun

    (tips)
  • Etymology 4

    Originally thieves' slang, of uncertain orign.

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To give a small gratuity to, especially to an employee of someone who provides a service.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
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  • Derived terms
    * tipper * tipping

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A gratuity; a small amount of money left for a bartender, waiter, taxi driver or other servant as a token of appreciation.
  • * 1897 , Bram Stoker, Dracula :
  • A half crown tip put the deputy's knowledge at my disposal, and I learned that Mr. Bloxam [...] had left for his work at five o'clock that morning.
    Synonyms
    * cumshaw * baksheesh

    Etymology 5

    Probably from , or a combination of the two.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc.
  • A piece of advice.
  • Derived terms
    * hot tip * stock tip * tip-off * tip sheet * tipster
    Descendants
    * German: (l)

    Verb

    (tipp)
  • To give a piece of private information to; to inform (someone) of a clue, secret knowledge, etc.
  • Derived terms
    * tip off

    Etymology 6

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (AAVE) A kick or phase; one's current habits or behaviour.
  • (AAVE) A particular arena or sphere of interest; a front.
  • Anagrams

    * * ----

    tappest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (tap)

  • tap

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) , from the noun.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tapering cylindrical pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask; a spigot.
  • A device used to dispense liquids.
  • We don't have bottled water; you'll have to get it from the tap .
  • Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor.
  • a liquor of the same tap
  • A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar.
  • (mechanics) A device used to cut an internal screw thread. (External screw threads are cut with a die.)
  • We drilled a hole and then cut the threads with the proper tap to match the valve's thread.
  • A connection made to an electrical or fluid conductor without breaking it.
  • The system was barely keeping pressure due to all of the ill-advised taps along its length.
  • An interception of communication by authority.
  • Derived terms
    * taproom * taproot * tap water
    Synonyms
    * (device to dispense liquid) faucet, handle, spigot, spout

    Verb

    (tapp)
  • To furnish with taps.
  • To draw off liquid from a vessel.
  • He tapped a new barrel of beer.
  • To place a listening or recording device on a telephone or wired connection.
  • They can't tap the phone without a warrant.
  • To intercept a communication without authority.
  • He was known to tap cable television
  • (mechanical) To cut an internal screw thread.
  • Tap an M3 thread all the way through the hole.
    Derived terms
    * on tap * on the tap * tap into * tapped out
    Synonyms
    * (intercept communications) eavesdrop

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Device used to listen in secretly on telephone calls.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) tappen, teppen, from (etyl) tapper, .

    Verb

    (tapp)
  • To strike lightly.
  • To touch one's finger, foot, or other body parts on a surface (usually) repeatedly.
  • He was so nervous he began to tap his fingers on the table.
    She tapped her companion on the back to indicate that she was ready to go.
    Lydia tapped Jim on the shoulder to get his attention.
  • To make a sharp noise.
  • The tree, swaying in the breeze, began to tap on the window pane.
  • To designate for some duty or for membership, as in 'a tap on the shoulder'.
  • (slang) To have sexual intercourse with.
  • I would tap that hot girl over there.
    I'd tap that.
  • (combat sports) To submit to an opponent by tapping one's hand repeatedly.
  • (combat sports) To force (an opponent) to submit.
  • * 2000' October 14, "K®Æz¥ k ° †€°" (username), " Kimo ' Tapped Sakuraba", in alt.ufc, Usenet:
  • Hard to believe , but 4 years can make a difference.
  • * 2003' April 2, "Eddie" (username), " I ' Tapped Somebody!", in rec.martial-arts, Usenet:
  • Just started bjj [= couple of months ago and i finally tapped' someone!!! WOOOHOO! The guy i ' tapped has been traiing a few more months than me, outweighs me by at least 30 pounds, and is in great shape from the army.
  • * 2004 April 7, "Araxen" (username), " Re: UFC vs. Boxing", in rec.sport.boxing, Usenet:
  • weighs and he still tapped Butterbean.
  • To put a new sole or heel on.
  • to tap shoes
    Synonyms
    * (sense) hit, patter, pound, rap, strike * (to make a sharp noise) bang, ping, rap * (to submit to an opponent) tap out * (to force an opponent to submit) tap out

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.
  • (Addison)
    When Steve felt a tap on his shoulder, he turned around.
  • (computing) The act of touching a touch screen.
  • A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel; a heeltap.
  • (military) A signal, by drum or trumpet, for extinguishing all lights in soldiers' quarters and retiring to bed; usually given about a quarter of an hour after tattoo.
  • (Wilhelm)

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