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tipsy

Meaning: slightly drunk

For example:

  • The ladies at the golf club sometimes get a little tipsy if they have a couple of drinks in the clubhouse after a game.

  • My grandfather drank alcohol, but I don't remember ever seeing him tipsy, let alone drunk.

Quick Quiz:

We all felt a little tipsy after we'd had
  1. one or two glasses of wine
  2. five or six pints of beer
  3. seven or eight shots of whisky

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