Part of speech: adjective

Partially intoxicated.

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Usage examples "tipsy":

  1. High or low, tipsy or sober, vulgar or refined, pleasant or the reverse, we knew them all before Leech ever drew them; and our recognition of them on his page is full of delight at meeting old familiar friends and seeing them made fun of for our amusement. - "Social Pictorial Satire", George du Maurier.
  2. I fear me that very little flattery is sufficient to turn the head of a young man of eighteen; and if I yielded to the " pleasant incense," let my apology be that I was not used to it; and lastly, let me avow, if I did get tipsy, I liked the liquor. - "Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)", Charles Lever.
  3. The truth was, I felt and acted almost as if I were tipsy. - "Old Jack", W.H.G. Kingston.