[ UK /tˈɪplɐ/ ]
  1. someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities
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How To Use tippler In A Sentence

  • As always, Annette Bening is glorious -- there's a nervous intelligence that shines through (a quality you wouldn't often single out in American actresses), and in "Kids" Bening gets to strut her comedy skills playing a control freak and tippler. Erica Abeel: THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, BUT IS THE REST OF AMERICA?
  • Liquor barons have always been in support of a ban on toddy and arrack, so that tipplers would turn to Indian made foreign liquor.
  • There's no indication that President Obama is a similar tippler, but I think it just means that the public's impatient, the public is worried, the public is lurching a little bit from side to side and saying, we'll take a chance on you. 'Vanity Fair' Writer: What Will Speaker Boehner Do?
  • In the early days, following the example set by the Sally Army with War Cry, Joy used to hawk it around pubs, preying enterprisingly on the drunken generosity of the dour tipplers.
  • Among the main buildings still standing is the "tippler," where mining cars traveling on a narrow-gauge railroad track would be tipped over, dumping their loads of coal. Billingsgazette.com
  • ‘By recognizing such a pretence, as a legitimate apology,’ he declared, ‘we authorize the tippler to tipple on.’
  • His father, he said, had long since matriculated well beyond his amateur standing as a tavern tippler, and had gone on to become a renowned professional whiskey drinker. In The Shadow of The Cypress
  • Footpath skateboarders and kerbside tipplers can now officially be given the heave from the commercial zones of Rangitikei's towns.
  • Long, soft, sapful shoots hang limp and faint, and seemingly sorrowful, as tipplers from over-indulgence, when the sun disperses the low-hanging clouds. Last Leaves from Dunk Island
  • For tipplers who want to really go to the top of the glass, there are four master classes (on specific regions such as Australia or Portugal) conducted by four of Ireland's top wine experts.
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