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adj. tip·si·er, tip·si·est
1. Slightly intoxicated.
2. Unsteady or crooked.

[From tip.]

tip′si·ly adv.
tip′si·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tipsiness - a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time
grogginess - a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
sottishness - stupefaction from drink


The condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor:
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nBeschwipstheit f


(ˈtipsi) adjective
slightly drunk.
ˈtipsily adverb
ˈtipsiness noun
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