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

a. one or two glasses of wine

b. five or six pints of beer

c. seven or eight shots of whisky

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Contributor: Matt Errey