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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.
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بِسُكْرٍ قَليل، ثَمِلاً
eins og undir áhrifum


[ˈtɪpsɪlɪ] ADVcomo borracho
to walk tipsilyandar con pasos de borracho
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advbeschwipst, angesäuselt (inf)
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(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. But she had no wine to stir up, while my movements quickly set the fumes rising to my head.
"He is raving," Razumihin cried tipsily, "or how would he dare!
He strayed here and there: had a go on the roundabout; jostled amongst SS men winning novelities at the shooting gallery; tipsily endured both ballet and the 'sky-ballet' Ernst Udet in a biplane, skimming the lawns.
At one point PM William Gladstone was concerned she might be consuming too much alcohol when she started tipsily writing notes in crayon on state papers.
But, there are many 'hormonally raging' representatives of this relatively racy subgroup, so there must be a (tipsily supportive) audience and market for it!
Those conversations you have in pubs, when you're tipsily pointing to different parts of your body and lifting your trouser legs, are a surefire shortcut to getting to the essence of someone.
MANY of us will have engaged in barroom conversations where we tipsily discuss the relative merits of Newcastle United players of yesteryear.
At one point, PM William Gladstone was concerned she might be consuming too much when she started tipsily writing notes in crayon on state papers.
After months of paparazzi shots of her rowing with her toyboy lover in the street, or teetering tipsily out of restaurants, it was also a joy to see Kate Moss back to her model best tearing up the red carpet in a bright orange vintage number from Halston.
Jesus (that's the butler's name) has loyalty that knows no bounds, even at 4.30am when I arrive tipsily back in my room to discover six bluebacked crabs on my tiled floor.
The gravity with which the director portrays the murder-suicide in the forest at Kleiner Wannsee--again, contrary to historical account, which suggests that Kleist and Vogel were tipsily cheerful in their self-willed deaths--alludes to the denouement of another tale of suicide, Bresson's Le diable probablement (1977).
Written and performed with little visible irony --but sure to be enjoyed with considerably more by a certain knowing sector of genre fiends--"The Pyramid" should unearth OK returns as a tipsily tacky alternative to the glut of higher-minded December fare.