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
The tipsy treats on this list combine chocolate, cake or ice cream with liquors such as whiskey, rum and vodka for the ultimate drunken desserts.
And Mr. Pappano led a chorus capable of both luminous prayer at the end of the storm in the opening scene, and tipsy agility in the drinking song that follows.
The floor began to fill around midnight, and people danced in tipsy circles.
Hitting the office’s legendary Indianapolis corner where the C/D art department transitions into the editorial cubicle farm, the rear-drive Buzzaround would gently lift the right rear wheel, with the rider feeling a queasy and tipsy sensation.
The deputy then placed the tipsy Tippins under arrest and put in a cruiser, but the Jacksonville man managed to drive away in the patrol vehicle, records show.
For five minutes, Durant, only an hour removed from one of the pinnacle moments of his life and now a bit tipsy, was forced to stay quiet in the back.
This floor-to-ceiling spectacle of captivity prompts tipsy reflections on the nature of freedom, and what the fish might know.
One time, a founding member got sentimental and tipsy at another member’s wedding and asked a stranger to join.
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Origin and Etymology of tipsy
1tip + -sy (as in tricksy)
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
TIPSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tipsy for English Language Learners
: unsteady or foolish from drinking : slightly drunk
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