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  • adj.absorbent
  • adj.drunken

synonyms for bibulous

  • absorptive
  • permeable
  • porous
  • spongy
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How to use bibulous in a sentence

Perhaps some sense of shame was stirring within him, for no reproof rose to his trembling, bibulous lips.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
The fluid is drawn off by tilting the glass or with bibulous paper, and the potash removed by washing with a few drops of water.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
Red stopped and grabbed his bibulous friend as that person veered to starboard: "Yore a peach of a life-preserver, yu are!"
HOPALONG CASSIDY'S RUSTLER ROUND-UPCLARENCE EDWARD MULFORD
This cup the bibulous monarch ever afterwards esteemed as one of his rarest and richest jewels.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The man who gets drunk generally does so because he cannot say No when bibulous friends press him to take a drink.
DOLLARS AND SENSECOL. WM. C. HUNTER
Nevertheless, Lantier showed no intention for a long while of trespassing on the bibulous good nature of Coupeau.
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So, as they sauntered down stairs to the tea-table he broke out upon the bibulous gentry of Louisiana.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
"A bibulous wick" was a sinner against domestic economy; to trim a lamp and hasten combustion was little short of a crime.
THE CREED OF THE OLD SOUTH 1865-1915BASIL L. GILDERSLEEVE
Thus the leg of a drinking-stall serves also for the wooden leg of a bibulous person standing by.
HISTORY OF THE FANGEORGE WOOLLISCROFT RHEAD
It was a bibulous age, and sobriety was the exception rather than the rule.
THE STORY OF THE UPPER CANADA REBELLION, VOLUME 1JOHN CHARLES DENT
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WORDS RELATED TO BIBULOUS

  • absorptive
  • bibulous
  • dry
  • imbibing
  • penetrable
  • permeable
  • porous
  • pregnable
  • retentive
  • spongy
  • thirsty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.