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dipso

[dip-soh] /ˈdɪp soʊ/
noun, plural dipsos. Slang.
1.
a dipsomaniac; habitual drunk.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; by shortening; cf. -o
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dipso

noun

A drunkard; dipsomaniac; lush: Madeline Kahn is his dipso wife, Gilda Radner his ditsy daughter/ But dipsos don't count years; you take it day by day (1880+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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