toper

noun
top·​er | \ ˈtō-pər How to pronounce toper (audio) \

Definition of toper

: one that topes especially : drunkard

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Examples of toper in a Sentence

most evenings her husband could be found at the local tavern with all of the town's other topers

First Known Use of toper

1661, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toper was in 1661

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“Toper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toper. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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