quip about (someone or something)

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quip about (someone or something)

To make witty, pithy, or snide jokes about someone or something. The two brothers sat in the corner quipping about the various guests their parents had invited. I'm glad you're able to keep quipping about such a dreadful situation, Susan!
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quip about someone or something

to joke about someone or something. The kids were quipping about the principal's hairpiece. It is rude to quip about an elderly person.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Bake Off has been famed for its innuendos since its beginnings over on the BBC with comedians Mel and Sue, who loved making those naughty quips about "soggy bottoms".
(He also rattled off a few quips about Dole being in the testing pool.)
As Paul chuckled, Prue told him off, saying: "Paul, are you going to pull yourself together?" Sandi Toksvig, 59, feigned innocence as she enquired: "Is there something about the shape of the snail in particular?" Bake Off has been famed for its innuendos since its beginnings over on the BBC with comedians Mel and Sue, who loved making those naughty quips about "soggy bottoms".