Definition of tipple noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtɪpl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪpl//
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[usually singular] (informal, especially British English) an alcoholic drink His favourite tipple was rum and lemon. Word Origin late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘sell (alcoholic drink) by retail’): back-formation from tippler.
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