from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A seller of alcoholic liquors.
- n. A habitual drinker; a bibber.
- n. A breed of domestic pigeon bred to participate in endurance competitions.
- n. An open wagon with a tipping trough, unloaded by being inverted (used for bulk cargo, especially minerals). A mine car, a lorry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who keeps a tippling-house.
- n. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spirituous liquors, whether he becomes intoxicated or not.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A breed of domesticated pigeons, derived from and very closely resembling the tumblers. They do not, however, ‘tumble’ when on the wing and fly but poorly.
- n. One who or that which tipples or turns over; a tumbler.
- n. Same as tipper, 1.
- n. One who tipples; especially, a person who drinks strong liquor habitually without positive drunkenness; a moderate toper.
- n. One who sells tipple; the keeper of a tavern or public house; a publican.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities
tipple + -er (“(agent)”). “Seller” sense from 1396; “drinker” sense from 1580. (Wiktionary)