Compotator Com"po*ta`tor, n. [L.] One who drinks with another. [R.] --Pope. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • compotator — noun /ˈkɒmpɵˌteɪɾɚ/ One who drinks with another; a fellow drinker This amusement is superintended by the Friar, according to the recurrence of certian fustian words, to be repeated by every compotator in turn before he drank …   Wiktionary

  • compotator — compotatory /keuhm poh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /kom peuh tay teuhr/, n. a person who drinks or tipples with another. [1725 35; < LL; see COMPOTATION, TOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • compotator — com·po·ta·tor …   English syllables

  • compotator — ˈkämpōˌtād.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin com + potator drinker, from potatus, (past participle of potare to drink) + or more at potable : one who drinks with another …   Useful english dictionary

  • compotateur — (kon po ta teur) s. m. Terme vieilli et familier. Celui qui boit avec. •   De sa table, qui n est pas mince, à de joyeux compotateurs Il fait lui même les honneurs Mieux qu aucun seigneur de province, CHAUL. à Volt.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Le latin… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • compotation — /kɒmpəˈteɪʃən/ (say kompuh tayshuhn) noun a drinking or tippling together. {Latin compōtātio drinking together} –compotator /ˈkɒmpəteɪtə/ (say kompuhtaytuh), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • compotation —   n. drinking party.    ♦ compotator, n.    ♦ compotatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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