Origin of winebibbercoined by Miles Coverdale to translated, translation German weinsäufer, Luther's translated, translation of Classical Greek oinopot?s, wine drinker (see Matthew 11:19) from oinos, wine ( from oin?, vine) + pot?s, drinker: for Indo-European base see potable
The definition of a winebibber is someone who drinks too much wine.
An example of a winebibber is an alcoholic who drinks wine.
a person given to drinking much or too much wine
- Johnson was a water-drinker and Boswell was a winebibber, and indeed little better than an habitual sot.
- Hakam, a winebibber much suspected of heterodoxy, had to expel thousands from his capital.