tosspot


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toss·pot

 (tôs′pŏt′, tŏs′-)
n.
A drunkard.

tosspot

(ˈtɒsˌpɒt)
n
1. archaic or literary a habitual drinker
2. slang Brit a stupid or contemptible person

toss•pot

(ˈtɔsˌpɒt, ˈtɒs-)

n.
a tippler; drunkard.
[1560–70]
Translations

tosspot

n
(sl) = tosser
(old inf, = drunkard) → Säufer(in) m(f) (inf)
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I might go and punch him because he's a tosspot and he left the party in the state it's in," he said.
Or is it the falling-downdrunk Dylan, the prototype, promiscuous, tosspot poet, the tormented soul of those last grave-chasing days across the ocean?
As Seymour Slive has written, 'the fallacious idea that an artist who depicted merry drinkers must needs have been a tosspot himself dies hard'.
The irony is that the one thing guaranteed to make "young people" do something is for a pompous tosspot like Tony to tell them not to.
The performers sometimes elaborated their part of the song with suitable actions, and in particular Tosspot was usually supposed to be drunk and acted accordingly.
It would be nice if self- important, hockey-loving tosspot Rupert Lowe found out for himself the grass isn't always greener
In Like Will to Like (1562-8), (21) Nichol Newfangle the Vice offers Tom Tosspot and Rafe Roister lands of St.
Chimeras mauled them, they wasted away with the spleen, Suicide picked them off, sunk off Cape Consumption, Lost on the Tosspot Seas, wrecked on the Gibbering Isles Or trapped in the ice of despair at the Soul's Pole.
Hanged for stealing a pig, the event was noted in an 1836 issue of the Semi Times under the headline TOSSPOT TOPS SOT
And, because of singing commitments, he has also refused parts in There's Only One Jimmy Grimble with Robert Carlyle, and Kathy Burke's new film Tosspot.
Also in the audience, waiting for the curtain to go up, was one Ragueneau, a romantic tavern keeper and tosspot poet, whose friends praised his verses to his face, while behind his back they helped themselves to the pastries that he made.
It's Tyger, Joey Essex, bed-wetter Charlotte Crosby, Made In Chelsea's Stephanie Pratt, Tattoo Fixers' Paisley Billings and tosspot extraordinaire (YouTube prankster) Jack Jones seeking love with civilians.