Bibulous Definition

Given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholic drink.
A bibulous fellow; a bibulous evening.
American Heritage
Highly absorbent.
Webster's New World
Very absorbent, as paper or soil.
American Heritage
Addicted to or fond of alcoholic beverages.
Webster's New World

Origin of Bibulous

  • Latin bibulus (“freely or readily drinking”, from bibō, “I drink”; whence also beverage and imbibe) +‎ -ous

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin bibulus from bibere to drink pō(i)- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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