American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drunkard.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A toper; a tippler.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A toper; one habitually given to strong drink; a drunkard.
- From toss + pot. (Wiktionary)
“Any "tosspot" hunter is sure to chase up blind alleys.”
“Nor is sweepstakes a "tosspot," because the race does not sweep the stakes, the winner does (or used to, before changing social mores added shares for second, third and fourth).”
“Such ambiguities are the spice of "tosspot" hunting.”
“Simple respect is so ill at ease in the "tosspot" form that I have found only two examples, both obsolete: shunthank (s) and speaktruth.”
“Several plants and animals, in addition to those already mentioned, have earned "tosspot" names for various reasons, usually strikingly apparent and often quite whimsical.”
“Truly the "tosspot" is harsh on flattercaps and short on flattery.”
“For those wondering, the above two paragraphs translate as "Fuck off David you pedantic twat", but I know he has problems with swearing so I avoided using anything stronger than 'tosspot'.”
“His comment is no different to any other tosspot in the Goverment giving it all the blah and spin and then doing nothing about it.”
“When Evans attempted to wring tears from his readers with a maudlin account of a dying tosspot, writing that “the broad canopy of Heaven . . . had blacked its face with heavy clouds, and was weeping as a mother weeps when she sees her child,” Twain suggested—a little late—that the woman in question simply get a job and fix things up with her husband.”
“The crippled tosspot was claiming that the bodies were given up as a 'gesture' by the captors for the release of some halfwit Iraqi.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tosspot’.
A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
See sionnach's list derogatory terms I should use ...
An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
already several of these lists, but I wanted my own
Namely, compounds consisting of a verb with a direct object immediately after it, without inflection
a partaker of a dram too many. consult also whichbe's Drunkie list
Haay gusy! uiI lieke twebb sit e !!
insults, epithets, etc.
Words that I like.
Many may be lexicographically impotent due to a lack of citations and definition. Hopefully I'll be able to rectify this eventually.
My Favorite Words
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
States of being
Just what it says. Words that end in -ot.
insults that roll trippingly off the tongue
Looking for tweets for tosspot.