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tr. & intr.v. tip·pled, tip·pling, tip·ples
To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.
[Perhaps back-formation from Middle English tipeler, bartender.]
a. An apparatus for unloading freight cars by tipping them.
b. The place where this is done.
2. A place for screening coal and loading it into trucks or railroad cars.
[From dialectal tipple, to overturn, frequentative of tip.]
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n (sometimes capital)
1. (Breeds) Also called: high-flying tippler a variety of domestic pigeon bred mainly for flying
2. (Breeds) a domestic fancy pigeon of a smaller rounder type kept mainly for exhibition. Usual name: show tippler
[C19: from tipple2 + -er1]
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|Noun||1.||tippler - someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities|
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tippler[ˈtɪpləʳ] N (Brit) → amante mf de la bebida
he's a bit of a tippler → le gusta tomar un trago de vez en cuando
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n (esp Brit inf) → Schluckspecht m (inf)
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tippler[ˈtɪpləʳ] n (fam) → beone/a
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