tosspot

[ taws-pot, tos- ]
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noun
  1. Literary. a habitual drinker of alcohol who is frequently intoxicated.

  2. British Slang: Disparaging. a contemptible person, idiot, or loser.

Origin of tosspot

1
First recorded in 1560–70; toss + pot1

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British Dictionary definitions for tosspot

tosspot

/ (ˈtɒsˌpɒt) /


noun
  1. archaic, or literary a habitual drinker

  2. British slang a stupid or contemptible person

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