dip·​so | \ ˈdip-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce dipso (audio) \
plural dipsos

Definition of dipso

: one affected with dipsomania

Examples of dipso in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His resentfully dipso wife (Mary Kay Place) adds even more mood-enhancing substances to her primarily liquid diet. Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, "Review: ‘Youth in Oregon’ Takes a Family on a Contentious Ride," 2 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of dipso

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dipso

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“Dipso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipso. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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