AskDefine | Define tipple

Dictionary Definition

tipple n : a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft" [syn: draft, draught, potation] v : drink moderately but regularly; "We tippled the cognac" [syn: bib]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. Any alcoholic drink
  2. An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them; the place where this is done
  3. An area near the entrance of mines which is used to load and unload coal

Synonyms

alcoholic drink: see WikiSaurus:alcoholic beverage

Translations

any alcoholic drink
  • Finnish: paukku
apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them
  • Finnish: vaununkaatolaite
area near the entrance of mines used to load and unload coal

Verb

  1. To drink alcohol regularly, but not to excess.

Translations

to drink regularly but not in excess
  • Finnish: tissutella

Extensive Definition

Tipple can mean:
As a last name Tipple may also refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aqua vitae, bib, booze, budge, drain the cup, dram, drink, drink bottoms-up, drink deep, drink hard, drink in, drink off, drink to, drink up, firewater, follow strong drink, gargle, grog, guzzle, hooch, imbibe, juice, knock back, lap, lap up, liquor up, nip, pledge, pull, quaff, sip, soak, spirits, suck, suck in, suckle, sup, swig, swill, tank up, toast, tope, toss down, toss off, wash down
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