adjective, tip·si·er, tip·si·est.
Origin of tipsy
Related formstip·si·ly, adverbtip·si·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for tipsy
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
You might only get tipsy, but how much fun would it be if any of this actually happened?
How tipsy you'll be when you toast the new year could depend on your sex, education level, and where you live.
The man recognised him in a moment, notwithstanding his tipsy state.It May Be True Volume 1 of 3|Mrs. Wood
He was imbued with alcohol, and if he drank any kind of liquor it made him tipsy.Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy
She saw him, tipsy and triumphant, bestriding the festal table, and yelling with horrid laughter!Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
He was quite as tipsy as usual, and to Claire's thinking, quite as tiresome.An Ambitious Woman|Edgar Fawcett
Oh, sir, I assure you that he was tipsy; but for that he would never have been so wicked.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 6 of 6|Eugne Sue