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sipper

[sip-er]
noun
  1. a person who sips.
  2. 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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Examples from the Web for sipper

Historical Examples

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

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    William Hamilton Gibson


British Dictionary definitions for sipper

sipper

noun
  1. US informal a drinking straw
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