from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One given to or known for making quips.
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- n. a person who makes quips; a joker
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person who frequently makes quips.
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Drawing back from the brink of a blush, Mr. Ravenstahl, not normally known as a quipster, deadpanned, "I guess she let out the secret of how we got the deal done."
Say the name of actor Leslie Jordan and the face might not come to mind, but mention the name Beverley Leslie, the character he played in the US TV sitcom Will & Grace, and you're more likely to recall the camp southern quipster who traded barbs with mouthy socialite Karen Walker.
Maybe instead of Conan O'Brien you should morph Jay and Jimmy with Schwarzenegger's "Conan" and create the quintessential quipster capable of not only joking about the Conservative's ridiculous take on terror but actually single handedly conquering it.
An off color alleged joke that doesn't sound much like a joke from a professional quipster is hardly the right way to get a legitimate criticism across.
Acheson despairs of Adlai Stevenson — this paunchy quipster is no Marcus Aurelius.
I can't help but think of this quote from renowned quipster Will Rogers: "Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising, and they wouldn't have to advertise it."
Hawkeye lost a lot of his charm in "The Ultimates", since a quipster with some trick arrows makes very little sense in a realistic fire fight.
Suaxus and Budjir tried to spot the quipster, failed.
A quipster, harping on Mr. Lincoln's abnormal tallness, had the mishap to draw upon himself some quizzing; the President putting the _non plus_ on him by asking:
A quipster, harping on Mr. Lincoln's abnormal tallness, had the mishap to draw upon himself some quizzing; the President putting the non plus on him by asking: