Excessively fond of drinking alcohol.
More example sentences
- Certainly, he's a bibulous, gregarious fellow of many appetites, who not only acts and directs, but writes biographies and screenplays, and moonlights as a literary critic for a national newspaper.
- Emerging after a bibulous evening, befuddled guests went to recover their coats, only to discover that some of them had ‘walked’.
- So, come the denouement, their table was very bibulous and merry while everyone else was in a state of nervy misery.
late 17th century (in the sense 'absorbent'): from Latin bibulus 'freely or readily drinking' (from bibere 'to drink') + -ous.
Definition of bibulous in:
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