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tipple

verb tip·ple \ ˈti-pəl \

Definition of tipple

tippled; tippling play \ˈti-p(ə-)liŋ\
: to drink liquor especially by habit or to excess
: to drink (liquor) especially continuously in small amounts

tippler

play \ˈti-p(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of tipple in a Sentence

  1. I do tipple now and then.

Origin and Etymology of tipple

back-formation from obsolete tippler alehouse keeper, from Middle English tipler


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tipple

noun

Definition of tipple

1 : drink 1
2 : drink 2

First Known Use of tipple

1581

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tipple

noun

Definition of tipple

1 : a place where or an apparatus by which cars (as for coal) are loaded or emptied
2 : a coal-screening plant

Origin and Etymology of tipple

English dialect tipple to tip over, frequentative of English 1tip


TIPPLE Defined for English Language Learners

tipple

Definition of tipple for English Language Learners

  • : to drink alcohol



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