dipso

[ dip-soh ]
/ ˈdɪp soʊ /

noun, plural dip·sos.Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

a habitual drinker of alcohol who is frequently intoxicated; a dipsomaniac.

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Origin of dipso

First recorded in 1875–80; by shortening; cf. -o
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