bibulous

[ bib-yuh-luhs ]
/ ˈbɪb yə ləs /

adjective

fond of or addicted to drink.
absorbent; spongy.

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Origin of bibulous

1665–75; <Latin bibulus (bib(ere) to drink (cognate with Sanskrit píbati (he) drinks) + -ulus-ulous)

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British Dictionary definitions for bibulous

bibulous
/ (ˈbɪbjʊləs) /

adjective

addicted to alcohol

Derived forms of bibulous

bibulously, adverbbibulousness, noun

Word Origin for bibulous

C17: from Latin bibulus, from bibere to drink
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