tipsily


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tip·sy

 (tĭp′sē)
adj. tip·si·er, tip·si·est
1. Slightly intoxicated.
2. Unsteady or crooked.

[From tip.]

tip′si·ly adv.
tip′si·ness n.
Translations
بِسُكْرٍ قَليل، ثَمِلاً
podnapile
bedugget
becsípve
eins og undir áhrifum
podnapito
sarhoşça

tipsily

[ˈtɪpsɪlɪ] ADVcomo borracho
to walk tipsilyandar con pasos de borracho

tipsily

advbeschwipst, angesäuselt (inf)

tipsy

(ˈtipsi) adjective
slightly drunk.
ˈtipsily adverb
ˈtipsiness noun
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I thought this a great game, and I, too, began to stagger tipsily.
He is raving," Razumihin cried tipsily, "or how would he dare
30am when I arrive tipsily back in my room to discover six bluebacked crabs on my tiled floor.
She angrily accuses him of being drunk after he tipsily spills some wine.
His best work of late is analysis of the increasing domination of political journalism by data-obsessed wonks: "In the wonkocracy, your human being is little more than a wisp of poetry, something that might be nice to whisper about tipsily over a plate of sea urchin foam, but something no professional would try to make room for in their work on policy.
Rimanelli "worked" the several degrees of separation that link the art critic to the collecting class with perfect comic pitch when he tipsily wandered upstairs at a curator's opening after-party and, with artist chum Hanna Liden in tow ("Hanna and Her Sisters," June 9, 2006), donned the athletic apparel of his hosts' teenage son ("Apologies to Rothschild fils; we put everything back as we found it, promise").
She might not be stumbling tipsily along Broad Street like other hens but Cassie will still keep with tradition by wearing a sash for the stunt.
SHE'S known for going out on the town and tipsily tumbling over.
An American radio reporter who took to Seoul's city center that night found the locals far from angry or distraught; when asked how they felt about the news, a group of businessmen laughed tipsily.
The horizontal lines and rectangular shapes that repeat in the tables, straps, walls, and mirrors of the panels depicting the soldiers' experiences echo in the lines of Faith Bradley's ironing board and kitchen sink, the Canfield family's coffee table, a canopy stretched above Maurice Canfield's coffin, and the wooden bar top at which a friend of Sergeant Evans's is tipsily toasting him.
The play begins with Martha and George (Jasper Britton) stumbling tipsily in from what we imagine to have been a bit of a po-faced party at the home of Martha's dad.