Definition of tipple in English:

tipple1

Line breaks: tip¦ple
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪp(ə)l
 
/

verb

[no object]
  • 2 (it tipples down, it is tippling down, etc.) British informal Rain heavily: it was tippling down with rain

noun

informal Back to top  

Origin

late 15th century (in the sense 'sell (alcoholic drink) by retail'): back-formation from tippler1.

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