American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A person who has a compulsion to drink alcohol; a dipsomaniac.
- n. informal dipsomaniac
- Abbreviation of dipsomaniac. (Wiktionary)
“No one should be allowed to escape the wonderful experience that accompanies each stage in the development of the young -- the happy memories of sleepless nights, coughing spells, tantrums, diaper rash, debts, "dipso" baby sitters, saturated mattresses, emergencies and never-ending crises.”
“Your racist, dipso, insommiac Anonymouse attacker has lost!”
“At the outset, Owen Browne, ex-navy man turned sailboat salesman, is living the good life in Connecticut with his slightly dipso wife, Anne.”
“There's Randy Quaid swaggering around as a dipso crop-duster who claims he was once abducted by aliens, and Vivica Fox as Will Smith's girlfriend, a stripper who dances only to support her kid (have we wandered into another summer movie here?).”
“Perhaps we read all these minds at once, as Vanessa's dipso mother Rosa hears all the world's cell phone conversations simultaneously in her head, at the Brooklyn hospital where she's drying out.”
“This one here, he's just a dipso who knows everything.”
“BELSIZE: We found her bag in her room; and maniacs can't get far without cash ... however dipso or nympho they may be ....”
“Solotaroff had the advantage of documenting a dicey bunch: a dipso rock musician, a Wall Street cokehead, a washed-up Broadway producer.”
“I'm pretty sure breakfast smoothies shouldn't be either of those things, and whilst fermented milk might be de rigeur on the steppe or plain, I'm not yet sufficiently dipso to appreciate these things before the morning cuppa. and Daag WINOLJ for being good sports and agreeing to spending lunchtime applauding my balloon making skillz over beer.”
“Xander comes across a very drunk Spike mourning Drusilla and decides to help out the undead dipso.”
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a partaker of a dram too many. consult also whichbe's Drunkie list
Words gathered while reading Ironweed by William Kennedy.
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