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- n. The property of being tipsy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being tipsy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being tipsy; partial intoxication; inebriation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
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In the midst of my tipsiness, I felt someone looking at me.
Drunkenness is a disgrace in Italy, and even tipsiness deemed embarrassing.
Besides, as luck would have it, Fortini, always the cold one, always the tireless - wristed, always sure and long, as report had it, in going about such tipsiness, on this night elected too the quick and brilliant.
In his journal, he had documented the various stages from the first buzz, through tipsiness, to complete inebriation.
By making sobriety seem just as enjoyable as tipsiness, it makes responsible choices look cool.
So eat at the party, but do not let your holiday tipsiness allow you to binge.
After awhile they recovered from their tipsiness and were aware of having fallen into a grave dilemma, but knew not by what device to extricate themselves.
But the old “bear” was by no means inclined to put off the long-expected battle; he was too well prepared to turn his tipsiness to good account.
Item: a dessert composed of eleven delicate dishes, among which we remarked (in spite of the tipsiness caused by sixteen bottles of the choicest wines) a compote of peaches of august and mirobolant delicacy.
As ill luck would have it, too, they were tipsy, and against tipsiness I have often found the best calculations of play fail entirely.