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Verb: tip off  tip óf
  1. Give insider information or advise to
    "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot";
    - tip
Noun: tip-off  tip óf
  1. Inside information that something is going to happen
  2. The act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball
    - tap-off

Derived forms: tips off, tipped off, tip-offs, tipping off

Type of: advise, counsel, information, jump ball, rede [archaic]

Part of: basketball, basketball game, hoops

Encyclopedia: Tip-off