• synonyms


  1. a county in Munster province, in the S Republic of Ireland. 1643 sq. mi. (4255 sq. km). County seat: Clonmel.
  2. a town in this county.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for tipperary

Historical Examples of tipperary

  • The Tipperary folks were once thought as good as the Bank of England.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • There was nothing in all this to excite alarm,—at least in the mind of Tipperary Tom.

  • After they'd sung "Tipperary" they sang a lot of other songs.

  • I opened it, and saw, to my surprise, my old companion Tipperary Joe.

    Jack Hinton

    Charles James Lever

  • I think the idea of cheap labour in Tipperary cheered him up.

    The Red Hand of Ulster

    George A. Birmingham

British Dictionary definitions for tipperary


  1. a county of S Republic of Ireland, in Munster province; divided into the North Riding and South Riding: mountainous. County town: Clonmel; Nenagh serves as administrative capital of the North Riding. Pop: 140 131 (2002). Area: 4255 sq km (1643 sq miles)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012