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Meaning of BIBULOUS

Pronunciation:  'bibyulus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentleman holding each other up"; "sottish behavior"

BIBULOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: boozy, drunk, drunken, inebriated, intoxicated, sottish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bib"u*lous\, a. [L. bibulus, fr. bibere to drink. See
{Bib}, v. t. ]
1. Readily imbibing fluids or moisture; spongy; as, bibulous
   blotting paper.

2. Inclined to drink; addicted to tippling.

Thesaurus Terms
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