Tipsy : Definition


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Definitions of Tipsy

Pronunciation : Tip"sy
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Akin to tipple; cf. Prov. G. tips drunkenness, betipst drunk, tipsy. See Tipple.]
Definition : 1. Being under the influence of strong drink; rendered weak or foolish by liquor, but not absolutely or completely drunk; fuddled; intoxicated.

2. Staggering, as if from intoxication; reeling. Midnight shout and revelry, Tipsy dance and jollity. Milton.

[Compar. Tipsier; superl. Tipsiest.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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