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tippler

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[ tip-ler ]
/ ˈtɪp lər /
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noun
a person who tipples intoxicating liquor.
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Origin of tippler

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Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at tipple1, -er1

Other definitions for tippler (2 of 2)

tippler2
[ tip-ler ]
/ ˈtɪp lər /

noun
a person who works at a tipple, especially at a mine.

Origin of tippler

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First recorded in 1825–35; tipple2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for tippler

tippler
/ (ˈtɪplə) /

noun (sometimes capital)
Also called: high-flying tippler a variety of domestic pigeon bred mainly for flying
a domestic fancy pigeon of a smaller rounder type kept mainly for exhibitionUsual name: show tippler

Word Origin for tippler

C19: from tipple ² + -er 1
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