tiddly

adjective tid·dly \ ˈti-dᵊl-ē , ˈtid-lē \

Definition of tiddly

chiefly British
: slightly drunk

Examples of tiddly in a Sentence

  1. after sampling the single malts at several Scottish distilleries, by day's end we were definitely a little tiddly

Origin and Etymology of tiddly

tiddly an alcoholic drink, probably from English dialect tiddly


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