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winebibber

[ wahyn-bib-er ]
/ ˈwaɪnˌbɪb ər /
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noun

a person who drinks much wine.

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Origin of winebibber

First recorded in 1525–35; wine + bibber
winebibbing, noun, adjective
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  • The Son of man came eating and drinking, and ye say, Behold a man gluttonous and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners.

    Westminster Sermons|Charles Kingsley
  • They co'd Him a winebibber, and a friend o' all maks o' bad uns.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)|Marshall Mather

British Dictionary definitions for winebibber

winebibber
/ (ˈwaɪnˌbɪbə) /

noun

a person who drinks a great deal of wine
winebibbing, noun
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