Bibulously
Bibulously Bib"u*lous*ly, adv. In a bibulous manner; with profuse imbibition or absorption. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

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  • bibulously — adverb /ˈbɪbjʊləsli/ In a bibulous manner; drunkenly; as if intoxicated. The Venetian captain, prodding among the butts and bales of the cargo, had discovered a stowawaya fat, sandy haired man in worn leather, snoring bibulously among the barrels …   Wiktionary

  • bibulously — bibulous ► ADJECTIVE formal ▪ very fond of drinking alcohol. DERIVATIVES bibulously adverb bibulousness noun. ORIGIN Latin bibulus freely drinking , from bibere to drink …   English terms dictionary

  • bibulously — adverb see bibulous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibulously — See bibulous. * * * …   Universalium

  • bibulously — bib·u·lous·ly …   English syllables

  • bibulously — adverb see bibulous * * * bibˈulously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑bibulous …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibulous — bibulously, adv. bibulousness, bibulosity /bib yeuh los i tee/, n. /bib yeuh leuhs/, adj. 1. fond of or addicted to drink. 2. absorbent; spongy. [1665 75; < L bibulus (bib(ere) to drink (c. Skt píbati (he) drinks) + ulus ULOUS)] …   Universalium

  • bibulous — adjective Etymology: Latin bibulus, from bibere to drink more at potable Date: 1675 1. highly absorbent 2. a. fond of alcoholic beverages b. of, relating to, or marked by the consumption of alcoholic beverages • bibulously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibulousness — See bibulously. * * * …   Universalium

  • drunkenly — adverb In a drunken manner Syn: bibulously …   Wiktionary

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