Sign up to make the most of YourDictionary
By signing in, you agree to our Terms and Conditions
We'll see you in your inbox soon.
Slightly drunk, fuddled, staggering, foolish as a result of drinking alcoholic beverages.
tip (“upset") + -s- (“(interconsonantal)") +"Ž -y (“quality"). The -s- is for euphony (sound) following a plosive - compare artsy, folksy, and sudsy.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Rostov looked at the tipsy peasants and smiled.
Went off to the pub at lunchtime and felt a bit tipsy !
You can't know exactly how many drinks that slightly tipsy guy or gal you just met may have consumed.
Prince Andrew saw that the officer was in that state of senseless, tipsy rage when a man does not know what he is saying.
He was evidently tipsy, and was singing a French song in a hoarse broken voice, with an arm thrown round the nearest soldier.
Find similar words to tipsy using the buttons