[ taws-pot, tos- ]
/ ˈtɔsˌpɒt, ˈtɒs- /
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Literary. a habitual drinker of alcohol who is frequently intoxicated.
British Slang: Disparaging. a contemptible person, idiot, or loser.
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Example sentences from the Web for tosspot
How much less living would he be had he been called Mr. Soaker or Mr. Tosspot!Play-Making|William Archer
One of their number rejoiced in the euphonious cognomen of "Tosspot."Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
Thus became Tom Tosspot rich,—thus went in the tailor's stitch.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
British Dictionary definitions for tosspot
/ (ˈtɒsˌpɒt) /
archaic, or literary a habitual drinker
British slang a stupid or contemptible person
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