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Give an excessively generous tip to.‘the food was so cheap that I overtipped the waitress’
- ‘Aunt Elsa was still at the door, overtipping the delivery men, and Dad Matheson had claimed one of the kitchen chairs and was sipping tap water from a mug.’
- ‘I get a kick out of overtipping people who usually don't get any tip at all, like the girl at the ice-cream counter.’
- ‘Matt overtipped him, having already offered to carry one of the bags himself.’
- ‘We were received with the effusiveness usually secured only by having previously overtipped on a Proustian scale.’
- ‘Arriving in gringo alley, I overtipped the cab driver since the funds fell out of Gatlin's deep pockets.’
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