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tosspot

[taws-pot, tos-]
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noun
  1. a tippler; drunkard.
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Origin of tosspot

First recorded in 1560–70; toss + pot1
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Related Words for tosspot

souse, bacchanal, soak, alcoholic, tippler, stiff, lush, inebriate, boozer, wino, drinker, sponge, sot, debauchee, carouser, toper, dipsomaniac, bacchanalian, barfly, bibber

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Historical Examples of tosspot

  • One of their number rejoiced in the euphonious cognomen of "Tosspot."

    Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore

    Charles Hardwick


British Dictionary definitions for tosspot

tosspot

noun
  1. archaic, or literary a habitual drinker
  2. British slang a stupid or contemptible person
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