dipso
noun (plural dipsos) Etymology: by shortening Date: 1880 one affected with dipsomania

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  • dipso — Element prim de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia (referitor la) sete , de (la) sete . [< fr. dipso , cf. gr. dipsa]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 22.02.2005. Sursa: DN  DIPSO , DIPSÍE elem. sete . (< fr. dipso , dipsie, cf. gr. dipsos) Trimis… …   Dicționar Român

  • dipso — [“dipso] n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. (From dipsomaniac. See also dip.) □ Oh, I didn’t realize she was a dipso. □ She’s sort of a closet dipso …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dipso — [dip′sō] n. Slang a dipsomaniac …   English World dictionary

  • dipso — UK [ˈdɪpsəʊ] / US [ˈdɪpsoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms dipso : singular dipso plural dipsos offensive a dipsomaniac …   English dictionary

  • dipso- — ► prefijo / suf Componente de palabra procedente del gr. dipsos, que significa sed: ■ dipsomanía; anadipsia. TAMBIÉN dips , dipsia * * * dipso Elemento prefijo del gr. «dípsa», sed. * * * ► Prefijo procedente del gr. dípsa, sed …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dipso — /dip soh/, n., pl. dipsos. Slang. a dipsomaniac; habitual drunk. [1875 80; by shortening; cf. O] * * * …   Universalium

  • dipso — noun dipsomaniac …   Wiktionary

  • Dipso — one who suffers from an insatiable craving for alcoholic drink; dipsomaniac …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • dipso — Australian Slang one who suffers from an insatiable craving for alcoholic drink; dipsomaniac …   English dialects glossary

  • dipso — n an alcoholic or drunkard. A shortening of the term dipsomaniac (from the Greek dipsa, meaning thirst) …   Contemporary slang

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