WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
quip /kwɪp/USA pronunciation n., v., quipped, quip•ping.
n. [countable] a clever or witty remark or comment.
v. [no object] to make or utter a quip. quip•ster, n. [countable]


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

quip /kwɪp/ n
  1. a sarcastic or cutting remark; gibe
  2. a witty or clever saying
  3. archaic
    another word for quibble
vb (quips, quipping, quipped)
  1. (intransitive) to make a quip
Etymology: 16th Century: from earlier quippy, probably from Latin quippe indeed, to be sure



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