how to pronounce quip


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quip is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of quip in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with the squibs a nice quip would …”

meanings of quip


  1. To make a quip.
  2. To taunt; to treat with quips.


  1. A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort or comeback; a gibe.

quip frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quip occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics quip can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that quip can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to quip


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