Synonyms for quip:
crack a joke.
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)
Sense 2 (noun)
tell, crack a joke.
Sense 3 (noun)
gag, wisecrack, epigram, sally.
witty communication, often verbal (noun)
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.