Tipsy

  • 1 Tipsy — Tip sy, a. [Compar. {Tipsier}; superl. {Tipsiest}.] [Akin to tipple; cf. Prov. G. tips drunkenness, betipst drunk, tipsy. See {Tipple}.] 1. Being under the influence of strong drink; rendered weak or foolish by liquor, but not absolutely or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Tipsy — * Tipsy is a term that is also defined as similar to drunkenness , but less extreme. * Tipsy (song) is a 2004 rap song by So So Def artist J Kwon. * Tipsy (band) is the name of an experimental lounge band formed in San Francisco, CA …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 tipsy — 1570s, from TIP (Cf. tip) (v.1); later associated with TIPPLE (Cf. tipple). Tipsy cake (1806) was cake saturated with wine or liquor …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 tipsy — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. nmos, blp, D. tipsysów {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} sztuczne paznokcie przyklejane do płytki paznokciowej : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Studio K. wykonuje ślubne tipsy z artystycznym malunkiem albo przyklejonymi brylancikami. (GWM) <ang …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 5 tipsy — intoxicated, inebriated, *drunk, drunken, tight …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 tipsy — [adj] inebriated addled, dazed, drunk, drunken, fuddled, happy, high*, intoxicated, irrigated*, lit*, loaded*, mellow, merry, stewed*, tight, unsteady, woozy; concepts 401,406 Ant. sober …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 tipsy — ► ADJECTIVE (tipsier, tipsiest) ▪ slightly drunk. DERIVATIVES tipsily adverb tipsiness noun. ORIGIN from TIP(Cf. ↑tipped) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 tipsy — [tip′sē] adj. tipsier, tipsiest 1. that tips easily; not steady; shaky 2. crooked; awry 3. somewhat drunk; intoxicated enough to be somewhat unsteady, fuddled, etc. SYN. DRUNK tipsily [tip′si lē] adv. tipsiness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 tipsy — [[t]tɪ̱psi[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is tipsy, they are slightly drunk. I m feeling a bit tipsy. Syn: tiddly …

    English dictionary

  • 10 tipsy — UK [ˈtɪpsɪ] / US adjective Word forms tipsy : adjective tipsy comparative tipsier superlative tipsiest informal slightly drunk …

    English dictionary

  • 11 tipsy — I. /ˈtɪpsi / (say tipsee) adjective (tipsier, tipsiest) 1. slightly intoxicated. 2. characterised by or due to intoxication: a tipsy lurch. 3. tipping, unsteady, or tilted, as if from intoxication. {apparently from tip2 in obsolete sense of… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 tipsy — adj. (tipsier, tipsiest) 1 slightly intoxicated. 2 caused by or showing intoxication (a tipsy leer). Phrases and idioms: tipsy cake Brit. a sponge cake soaked in wine or spirits and served with custard. Derivatives: tipsily adv. tipsiness n.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 tipsy — adjective (tipsier; est) Etymology: 1tip + sy (as in tricksy) Date: 1577 1. unsteady, staggering, or foolish from the effects of liquor ; fuddled 2. unsteady, askew < a tipsy angle > • tipsily …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 tipsy — tipsily, adv. tipsiness, n. /tip see/, adj., tipsier, tipsiest. 1. slightly intoxicated or drunk. 2. characterized by or due to intoxication: a tipsy lurch. 3. tipping, unsteady, or tilted, as if from intoxication. [1570 80; TIP2 or obs. tip… …

    Universalium

  • 15 tipsy — tipsyadj 1.bezecht.Ausengl»tipsy=angeheitert«;vglndl»tipsie«.1920ff. 2.verrückt1920ff. 3.nett;vonangenehmemWesenundAussehen.GehtnichtaufdasEnglzurück;wahrscheinlichmitenglEndungverkürztaus»⇨tiptop«.Berlin1955ff,jug …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 16 tipsy — a little bit drunk, slightly drunk, buzzed    After her third glass of sherry, Mona was a little tipsy …

    English idioms

  • 17 tipsy — adjective you re too tipsy to be driving home Syn: merry, half drunk, lightheaded, woozy, mellow, slightly drunk, lubricated See note at drunk Ant: sober …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 tipsy — tip•sy [[t]ˈtɪp si[/t]] adj. si•er, si•est 1) slightly intoxicated 2) caused by intoxication: a tipsy lurch[/ex] 3) unsteady; tippy • Etymology: 1570–80; tip II or obs. tip strong drink + sy tip′si•ly, adv. tip′si•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 tipsy — adjective /ˈtɪp.si/ a) slightly drunk, fuddled, staggering, foolish as a result of drinking alcoholic beverages b) (metonymy) unsteady, askew …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 tipsy — Synonyms and related words: addled, aslant, aslope, atilt, beery, bemused, besotted, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, blind drunk, boozy, canting, careening, crapulent, crapulous, dazed, dizzy, drenched, drunk, drunken, far gone, flustered, fou,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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