- a steady drinker; tippler (usually used in combination): winebibber.
Origin of bibber
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Historical Examples of bibber
- a drinker; tippler (esp in the expression wine-bibber)
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Word Origin and History for bibber
"drinker, tippler," 1530s, from Middle English bib (v.) "to drink heartily" (see bib (n.)).
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