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Quip

Synonyms for quip:

Sense 1

ha-ha, jape.

Sense 2

wit, pleasantry, witticism.

Sense 5

have on.

Sense 7

funny, tell.

bon mot

mot.

conceit

pun.

joke

crack a joke.

retort

repartee.

sarcasm

irony.

Other synonyms and related words:

giggle, gag, sallying forth, chap, oddity, strangle, laugh, cranny, tornado, singularity, crack a joke, crotchet, shot, heave, fret, whirl, quirk, tic, one-liner, epigram, tell, curiosity, quiddity, drollery, humour, twist, Yuk, repartee, boff, peculiarity, boffola, pun, cracking, wisecrack, pleasantry, irony, pass, rib, snap, cleft, funny, trick, idiosyncrasy, sortie, crevice, individualism, suffocate, fissure, go, kink, fling, waggery, fracture, ha-ha, eccentricity, offer, witticism, choke, muzzle, mannerism, caprice, josh, jape, mot, erraticism, gap, sally, retch, scissure, wit.

Sense 1 (noun)

pun, repartee.

Sense 2 (noun)

tell, crack a joke.

Sense 3 (noun)

ha-ha, witticism, funny, jape.

quip (noun)

gag, wisecrack, epigram, sally.

witticism (noun)

epigram, mot.

witty communication, often verbal (noun)

jest, gibe, gag, repartee, joke, sally, wisecrack, drollery, witticism, pun, insult, jeer, pleasantry.

communication (verb)

gag.

ridicule (verb)

kid, joke, burlesque, razz, taunt, jeer, mimic, rag, ride, sneer, mock, humiliate, roast, scoff, deride, gibe, ridicule, denigrate, caricature, insult, jest, deprecate.

Usage examples for quip:

  • His eyes never lost their dancing light, and he was ready ever with some quip or whimsy to tide over the worst troubles. - "Salute to Adventurers", John Buchan.
  • Sipping brandy and water, Lord Windlehurst gave his latest quip. - "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
  • Washington laughed at the girl's quip. - "Janice Meredith", Paul Leicester Ford.

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