adjective, tip·si·er, tip·si·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tipsytip·si·ly, adverbtip·si·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for tipsy
Speaking to The Post, Moreno recalled a “fabulous” night full of applause, tears and a warm backstage embrace from a tipsy Joan Crawford.
It emitted the sound over and over, like a tipsy reveler at a New Year’s Eve party.A king penguin and a wedding anniversary inspired a couple to see all 18 species|Andrea Sachs|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
Not in the hands of O’Donnell, a kind of Oscar Wilde gone tipsy, who drops some Irish whimsy into the harsh reality of Victorian England.
He was tipsy after two drinks, he said, so he yelled at it to stop.Those Ticketed for Seditious Language Say Their Only Crime Was Talking Back|Kate Nucci|September 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Supposedly the animals eat fermented fruit and become tipsy.Why elephants and armadillos might easily get drunk|Susan Milius|June 4, 2020|Science News For Students
A rush of water spills from above, but not from the bottle of an absent-minded commuter or tipsy traveler.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Schiaparelli Spring/Summer 2014 collection can be seen as something of a tipsy take on couture.Schiaparelli Returns to Couture at Paris Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As soon as those words leave my mouth, I turn around and am staring at a tipsy-looking Fassbender.Michael Fassbender Opens Up About ‘12 Years A Slave,’ Religion, and Assassin’s Creed|Marlow Stern|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Harry, clearly a little tipsy, was photographed dancing in the street.
You might only get tipsy, but how much fun would it be if any of this actually happened?
His thoughts ran on things past; he had spoken unkindly of Sally, behind her back; he had been tipsy—Ah!The Chequers|James Runciman
Says one of the characters, referring to the importunities of a tipsy vagrant, “Give him half-a-crown!”A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
He led to a little low public-house, whence tipsy songs were booming, and tapped at a side door three times.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
Everybody wears blue ribbon here, but I don't, because I don't want to get tipsy anyhow.
Not very, the witness replied, not so tipsy but that she could walk and talk, but she had had quite enough.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood