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quip

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquipquip /kwΙͺp/ verb (quipped, quipping) [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š JOKEto say something clever and amusing πŸ”Š β€˜Giving up smoking is easy, ’ he quipped. β€˜I’ve done it hundreds of times.’► see thesaurus at comment β€”quip noun [countable] πŸ”Š an amusing quipβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
quipβ€’ Beyond the quipping, Dole presented sharp contrasts in style with Clinton.β€’ ``It's the 40th anniversary of my 29th birthday, " quipped Reagan.
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Verb table
quip
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyquip
he, she, itquips
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyquipped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave quipped
he, she, ithas quipped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad quipped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill quip
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have quipped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam quipping
he, she, itis quipping
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you, we, theyare quipping
Past
I, he, she, itwas quipping
you, we, theywere quipping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been quipping
he, she, ithas been quipping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been quipping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be quipping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been quipping
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