Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who drinks much wine; a tippler; a drunkard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who drinks much wine.

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  • noun archaic, poetic A habitual drinker of alcohol, especially wine; a drunkard.

Etymologies

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wine +‎ bibber

Examples

  • Nevertheless, when as a young girl she was given the duty of drawing wine for the family, she ignored the maxim and indulged in wine until the day an angry servant caught her drunk and called her a "winebibber."

    Saint Monica

  • Nevertheless, when as a young girl she was given the duty of drawing wine for the family, she ignored the maxim and indulged in wine until the day an angry servant caught her drunk and called her a "winebibber."

    Archive 2008-08-24

  • The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • “The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans—”

    What Would Betty Do?

  • “The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans—”

    What Would Betty Do?

  • “The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans—”

    What Would Betty Do?

  • The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

    Luke 7.

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  • The curse of the bashful winebibber

    Is drink at the first makes him glibber

    But eloquence fades,

    The right word evades

    And soon he’ll do no more than gibber.

    September 17, 2018