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EtymologyEdit

From tips +‎ -y. Compare artsy, folksy, and sudsy.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: tĭpʹsē, IPA(key): /ˈtɪp.si/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪpsi

AdjectiveEdit

tipsy (comparative tipsier, superlative tipsiest)

  1. (informal, slang) slightly drunk, fuddled, staggering, foolish as a result of drinking alcoholic beverages
  2. (metonymically) unsteady, askew

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ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967