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tipsy

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adjective tip·sy \ˈtip-sē\

Simple Definition of tipsy

  • : unsteady or foolish from drinking : slightly drunk

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tipsy

tipsier

tipsiest

  1. 1 :  unsteady, staggering, or foolish from the effects of liquor :  fuddled

  2. 2 :  unsteady, askew <a tipsy angle>

tipsily

play \-sə-lē\ adverb

tipsiness

play \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of tipsy in a sentence

  1. I got a little tipsy at the party last night.

  2. <our uncle had too much to drink and was a little tipsy>



Origin and Etymology of tipsy

1tip + -sy (as in tricksy)


First Known Use: 1577



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