tipper tip‧per [ˈtɪpə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
FINANCE someone who supplies information about financial deals, especially those involving buying or selling shares:

• The ruling of the Supreme Court has reduced the liability of both tippers and tippees considerably.

— compare tippee

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tipper UK US /ˈtɪpər/ noun [C]
FINANCE someone who gives advice on which shares to buy or sell: »

As a share tipper, his record of success is not very good.

COMMERCE someone who gives tips (= small amounts of money) to people who have provided them with a service: »

a good/big/generous tipper


a bad tipper

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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