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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TIPPLER

Of these two, one was known as “Tippler,” the other as “Tiger Tom.”

I never gave nor sold a glass of whiskey to a tippler in my life.

As the tippler could not obtain the liquor for a spree, he had become sober.

The tippler was sober, because he had neither rum nor money.

This Gretchen is probably a tippler, with a red nose and double chin.

Mike was getting to be quite a tippler, and he said, "Let's have a drink."

But it never pays to manhandle that particular brand of tippler.

This Gretchen is probably a tippler, with a red nose and a double chin.

The tippler knew the reason why only too well, and he also knew that it was useless as well as dangerous to disobey the coxswain.

But Lincoln was hopelessly inefficient behind the counter, and Berry was a tippler.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "seller of alcoholic liquors," agent noun from tipple. In the sense of "habitual drinker" it dates from 1570s.

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