[ UK /dˌɪpsəmˈe‍ɪnɪˌæk/ ]
  1. a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
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How To Use dipsomaniac In A Sentence

  • I have no word to say for or about the microscopically unimportant excessivist, the dipsomaniac. Chapter 2
  • The problem is that rotaries have a dipsomaniacal thirst for petrol and oil and produce most of their power at high revs.
  • She has played incestuous mothers and hardcore depressives and dipsomaniac good-time girls. Julianne Moore: 'I'm going to cry. Sorry'
  • If he wants to be tight all the time," said Julia Flyte of her dipsomaniacal brother Sebastian in Evelyn Waugh's "Brideshead Revisited," "then why doesn't he go and live in Kenya? Forging a Country in African Wilds
  • The neighbor, Catherine Caswell, is a dipsomaniacal action painter ( "Form is dead," she tells the boy after he admires one of her paintings). 'Crossing Over': Melting-Pot Dregs
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  • Though movies have associated higher education with the lower pleasures going at least as far back as the Marx Brothers 'Horse Feathers (1932), it wasn't until 1978 that director John Landis took dipsomaniacal debauchery to a new level and invented the modern college movie, for better and (mostly) worse. Film School
  • You have shown yourself no alcoholic, no dipsomaniac, but merely an habitual drinker, one who has made John Barleycorn's acquaintance through long years of rubbing shoulders with him. Chapter 1
  • In particular, she resented his insinuation that she was a dipsomaniac. Storyteller
  • Danny was downbeat and self-absorbed, reeling from one personal incident to the next like a ship without a compass, and his friends were a mixed bunch of dipsomaniacs and egotists.
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