Today’s word of the day is ‘Quip.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it describes an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
2. Witty communication
3. Verbal witty talk
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Taana
2. Spanish – Sofismo
3. French – Quolibet
4. Mandarin -Fèngcì
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. “Flattery will get you nowhere,” she quipped.
2. The merriment died out of her eyes, and the quip on her tongue failed her.
3. It was nothing—only the quip of a witty fellow, a descendant of a Spanish freebooter.
4. The squires passed him with a jest, the waiting maids threw a quip at him.
5. He laughed but suppressed the quip that might have afforded some hidden satisfaction.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Banter, gag, give, pleasantry, pun, repartee, retort, satire, wisecrack, witticism, badinage, crack, drollery, insult, jeer, jest, joke, mockery, offense, riposte, sally, spoof, on mot, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
Flattery, praise, seriousness, etc.
Radical transparency has an enormous impact on our personal lives. We can no longer share thoughts, quips, photos or personal opinions anywhere on the web without being mindful that they may turn up where we least expect it (notably job interviews, divorce proceedings or public media).
I remember years ago going skiing with my dad’s friend Lloyd, who had a bright orange jacket. His deadpan quip was “I want to make it easy for them to find the body.”
Anyway, that’s my exercise vibe in 2020. pic.twitter.com/fiu7D4jnf4
— Peter Hartlaub (@peterhartlaub) November 28, 2020
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