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Tip Tapper - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Tip Tapper

Tip Tapper is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

A tip tapper is a tool used to maintain the tip on a pool cue. The tip tapper is used to rough up the leather billiard cue tip in order for it to hold the appropriate amount of chalk for preventing a miscue. The tip tapper is an inexpensive item available at most billiard retailers. In fact, tapper is now slang for miscue because of this tool's purpose and name.

See: miscue, tapper for more on the meaning of "Tip Tapper".

Tip Tapper - Usage

Can I borrow your tip tapper? I need to scuff up the tip of my snooker cue.

Billiards - Tip Tapper

  • Title: Tip Tapper
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/8/2008 5:42:11 PM

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