dipso

noun

dip·​so ˈdip-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce dipso (audio)
plural dipsos
: 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, 2 Feb. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

by shortening

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dipso was in 1880

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“Dipso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipso. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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