- The definition of tipsy is just a little bit drunk.
A person who is a little bit drunk is an example of someone who would be described as tipsy.
This man is tipsy.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
adjective tip·si·er, tip·si·est
- Slightly intoxicated.
- Unsteady or crooked.
Origin: From tip2.
- tipˈsi·ly adverb
- tipˈsi·ness noun