The definition of tipsy is just a little bit drunk.adjective
A person who is a little bit drunk is an example of someone who would be described as tipsy.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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adjective tipsier, tipsiest
- that tips easily; not steady; shaky
- crooked; awry
- somewhat drunk; intoxicated enough to be somewhat unsteady, fuddled, etc.
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- Slightly intoxicated.
- Unsteady or crooked.
Origin: From tip2.