Definition of Tippler

1. Noun. Someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities.

Exact synonyms: Social Drinker
Generic synonyms: Drinker, Imbiber, Juicer, Toper
Derivative terms: Tipple



Definition of Tippler

1. n. One who keeps a tippling-house.

Definition of Tippler

1. Noun. A seller of alcoholic liquors. ¹

2. Noun. A habitual drinker; a bibber. ¹

3. Noun. A breed of domestic pigeon bred to participate in endurance competitions. ¹

4. Noun. (context: UK railroad) An open wagon with a tipping trough, unloaded by being inverted (used for bulk cargo, especially minerals). A mine car, a lorry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tippler

1. one that tipples [n -S] - See also: tipples

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tippler

tippers
tippet
tippets
tippier
tippies
tippiest
tipping fee
tipping it down
tipping point
tipping points
tippings
tippity runs
tipple
tippled
tippler (current term)
tipplers
tipples
tippling
tipplings
tippy
tippytoe
tippytoed
tippytoeing
tippytoes
tipranavir
tipranavir disodium
tiprenolol hydrochloride
tiprosilant
tips

Literary usage of Tippler

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1898)
"The small wheel then runs over the hoop until it again falls into the notch, the tippler having then made an entire revolution. ..."

2. Mining: A Journal Devoted to the Interests of Mines and Mining Students (1896)
"71. in the tippler are a little to the discharging sides of the tippler, ... To prevent the tippler starting before required, and to ensure its being ..."

3. An Elementary Class-book of Practical Coal-mining: For the Use of Students by Thomas Hansom Cockin (1905)
"The corf is pushed on to rails on the tippler, and the tippler is ... The axis upon which the tippler turns is fixed parallel to the ends of the corf. ..."

4. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1904)
"If the two diameters of the tippler ring be respectively 6 fest and 5 feet, and those of the driving roller 6 inches and 18 inches, the ratio of fist and ..."

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