Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A drunkard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A drunkard, one who drinks alcohol frequently.
  • n. A fool, prat; an idiot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A toper; one habitually given to strong drink; a drunkard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A toper; a tippler.

Etymologies

From toss +‎ pot. (Wiktionary)

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  • Toper, drunkard.

    May 13, 2008

  • "Bukowski was a major-league tosspot, occasionally brutish but far less so than the mean-minded Hemingway, who drank himself into suicide." The New York Times, November 25, 2007

    November 26, 2007

  • yoink!

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    February 9, 2007

  • "in his soup, the tosspot said, like crackers"

    February 9, 2007