Definition of


  1. (adj, all) slightly intoxicated
  2. (adj, all) unstable and prone to tip as if intoxicated

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Tipsy

potty, tiddly

Alternate forms of Tipsy

Derivations: tipsiness

Origin of the word Tipsy

  1. 1577, from tip (v.1); later associated with tipple. Tipsy-cake (1806) was cake saturated with wine or liquor. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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