from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a tipsy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a tipsy manner; like one tipsy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a tipsy manner.


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  • I thought this a great game, and I, too, began to stagger tipsily.

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  • We are not talking about making a grumpy comment about Kaká "bottling it", tipsily sniping about Manchester United or glibly observing of the then player of the year that "Richard Dunne doesn't roll off the tongue in Beijing".

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  • The sooner you fall off whichever wagon you tipsily clambered aboard at the strike of midnight, the sooner you can begin to ring in the real changes.

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  • When the television networks showed him in Berlin in August 1994 grabbing the baton and tipsily conducting a police band, his rating fell the next month.

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  • The hollow stiffness of the clothes looks foolish when you see Grace Kelly still alive on film, gliding seductively around the apartment in Rear Window or tipsily dancing with Frank Sinatra in High Society, or enjoying Cary Grant's terror as she drives him at reckless, exhilarated speed along a mountain road above Cannes in To Catch a Thief.

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  • Check each of the restaurants for happy hour specials -- you can sit outside, look at the sea, enjoy a mojito and then go tipsily buy furniture at CB2 ... and those my friends, are the makings of a good mall.

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  • All gloriously unsupervised, bringing out the best in Londoners in a tipsily abandoned togetherness.

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  • With the food in our bellies we tipsily shone flashlights down the unusually pitch-black streets of Park Slope, bumping into co-revelers armed with their own flashlights - a 20th century, middle class version of the "countless gaslights" and "oriental crowds" of the Lower East Side.

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  • In time they came to the outskirts of the film city, where gaily colored mansions perched tipsily on miniature hills.

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  • Some, half buried, protruded tipsily from the soil like the relics of a disorderly graveyard.

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