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sipper

[ sip-er ]
/ ˈsɪp ər /
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noun

a person who sips.
a paper tube through which to sip; drinking straw.

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Origin of sipper

First recorded in 1605–15; sip + -er1
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  • Lemonade: that classic cool-off, that tangy treat, that summertime sipper, that juice that tastes so good with a shot of vodka.

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  • Meanwhile a great black and white paper-hornet has seen his opportunity, and is soon slyly approaching behind the sipper.

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  • I am no heartless sensualist, no butterfly sipper at the lips of beauty.

British Dictionary definitions for sipper

sipper
/ (ˈsɪpə) /

noun

US informal a drinking straw
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