- (British, America) IPA: /ˈtɪpəl/
tipple (plural tipples)
- An area near the entrance of mines which is used to load and unload coal.
- (rail transport) An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them; the place where this is done.
- (slang) Any alcoholic drink.
- Synonyms: Thesaurus:alcoholic beverage
- French: benne basculante
- German: Kippvorrichtung
- Spanish: volquete
- French: verre, coup, chopine, canon, goutte, pinte, bibine, jaja
- Russian: (алкого́льный
- Spanish: copa, trago, botella, chiquito, chato, bebistrajo
tipple (tipples, present participle tippling; past and past participle tippled)
- To sell alcoholic liquor by retail. [from earlier 16th c.]
- (ambitransitive) To drink too much alcohol. [from mid-16th c.]
- (intransitive) To drink alcohol regularly or habitually, but not to excess.
- Synonyms: bibble
- 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 3, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (
please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
- (transitive) To put up (hay, etc.) in bundles in order to dry it.
- French: boire comme un Polonais, boire comme un trou
- Russian: пьянствовать
- Spanish: beber como un cosaco
- French: picoler, lever le coude, s'humecter la luette, boire, biberonner
- German: picheln
- Russian: выпива́ть
- Spanish: pimplar, copear, empinar el codo, mojar la canal maestra, tomar, trincar, soplar