Tipple


tipple [ TIP-uh'l ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) intoxicating liquor
2. (n.) a device that tilts a freight car to discharge its contents
3. (tr. v.) to drink liquor
4. (tr. v.) to sip at a cup of liquor
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 They stopped over at the pub for a tipple after the hard day's work.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 For two weeks in the run-up to her historic win, the Iron Lady stuck rigidly to an Atkins-style regime which included 28 eggs per week, steak, salad, and her favourite tipple, whisky.

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