- Furtive and nimble tipplers and topers nightly dodged through alleys and back yards under the noses of the flashlamp-carrying guards.
- ‘By recognizing such a pretence, as a legitimate apology,’ he declared, ‘we authorize the tippler to tipple on.’
- Although he was not a ‘habitual tippler,’ or a rake, or a ‘lying Rogue’ but rather gave the appearance of a refined sensitive man, Sandy had few of the other positive attributes in Monro's list.
Late Middle English (denoting a retailer of alcoholic liquor): of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with tipplerstippler
Entry from US English dictionary
Early 19th century: from dialect tipple 'tumble over' + -er1.
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