- highly absorbent
- addicted to or fond of alcoholic beverages
Origin of bibulousClassical Latin bibulus from bibere, imbibe
- Given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholic drink: a bibulous fellow; a bibulous evening.
- Very absorbent, as paper or soil.
Origin of bibulousFrom Latin bibulus from bibere to drink ; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more bibulous, superlative most bibulous)