dipsy

n, adj
American
1.
(an) alcoholic or drunk. In this sense the word is based on 'dipsomaniac', as are dipso and 'tipsy'.
2.
(a person who is) foolish

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • dipsy — [“dipsi] mod. tipsy; alcohol intoxicated. (See also dip.) □ I think that Jed is permanently dipsy. □ The cop pulled the dipsy dame over and arrested her. □ He was too dipsy to drive …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Dipsy — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, a. Deep sea; as, a dipsey line; a dipsy lead. [Sailor s Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dipsy — Dipsey Dip sey, Dipsie Dip sie, Dipsy Dip sy, n. 1. A sinker attached to a fishing line; also, a line having several branches, each with such a sinker, used in deep sea fishing. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Naut.) A deep sea lead.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dipsy — I. adjective see dipsey I II. noun see dipsey II * * * dipsy variant of dipsey …   Useful english dictionary

  • dipsy — the float of a fishing line (Pennsylvania). See also dobber.dipterex dylox …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dipsy — dip·sy …   English syllables

  • Dipsy Selolwane — Personal information Full name Diphetogo Selolwane Date of birth 27 January 1978 ( …   Wikipedia

  • Dipsy Selolwane — 220px Situation actuelle Club actuel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dipsy doodle — |dipsē|düdəl noun also dipsy doo dü ( s) Usage: often attributive Etymology: origin unknown 1. slang : a bewildering plunge and lag by turns …   Useful english dictionary

  • dipsy doo — noun see dipsy doodle …   Useful english dictionary

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