Wednesday, January 19, 2005
bibulous adjective [BIB-yuh-luhs] Of, pertaining to, marked by, or given to the consumption of alcoholic drink.
Definitions for bibulous
- Of, pertaining to, marked by, or given to the consumption of alcoholic drink.
- Readily absorbing fluids or moisture.
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Citations for bibulous
Vineyards are everywhere, especially when Felix approaches Paris, the most populous city in Christendom -- and the most bibulous too, since lousy local wine had to be drunk before it turned sour in a few months.
Ever since the joys of the fermented grape were discovered, the bibulous have been waking up feeling the worse for wear.
Origin of bibulous
Bibulous comes from Latin bibulus, from bibere, "to drink."