Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Definitions for tipple
- To drink intoxicating liquor, esp. habitually or to some excess.
- To drink (intoxicating liquor), esp. repeatedly, in small quantities.
- Intoxicating liquor.
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Citations for tipple
Although we're pretty sure that soccer fans will find a way to tipple with or without the council's thumbs-up, it's nice to know that the city's bar owners can get in on the action.
"I'm so pleased so many people came out today, including many who have never voted before. I will have a quick tipple today then the real work starts on Monday."
Origin of tipple
Tipple is a back formation from the Middle English tipeler, "to tap." Tipsy is also related.