Examples of tipsy in a Sentence
I got a little tipsy at the party last night.
our uncle had too much to drink and was a little tipsy
Recent Examples of tipsy from the Web
This floor-to-ceiling spectacle of captivity prompts tipsy reflections on the nature of freedom, and what the fish might know.
There seems to be something slightly intoxicating about electricity, because predictions about its future often have the whiff of an author tipsy on one form of juice or other.
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Origin and Etymology of tipsy
1tip + -sy (as in tricksy)
First Known Use: 1577
TIPSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tipsy for English Language Learners
: unsteady or foolish from drinking : slightly drunk
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