tip´si|ness


tip´si|ness
tip|sy «TIHP see», adjective, -si|er, -si|est.
1. tipping easily; unsteady; tilted.
2. somewhat intoxicated, but not thoroughly drunk: »

He was so tipsy that he wept upon my shoulder (Robert Louis Stevenson).

[probably < tip2]
tip´si|ly, adverb.
tip´si|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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