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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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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
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The condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor:
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(ˈtipsi) adjective
slightly drunk.
ˈtipsily adverb
ˈtipsiness noun
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On discovering his tipsiness, the landlord became most irate and told him in no uncertain terms to go home and sober up.
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It would be better if Irish deputies focused less on his alleged tipsiness, and more on his isguided strategy for dealing with the banking sector.