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Saturday, April 07, 2007

Definitions for toper

  1. One who drinks frequently or to excess.

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Citations for toper
Although he was no toper, God forbid, he took a glass of aquavit . . . . Isaac Bashevis Singer, Reaches of Heaven
But there remains a core of bottom-line voters to whom the promise of tax cuts is as seductive as gin to a toper. David Nyhan, Boston Globe
Origin of toper
Toper is formed from the verb tope, "to drink," originally an interjection used in proposing a toast, from French tope!, "agreed!" from toper, "to cover a stake in playing at dice, to accept an offer, to agree."