Synonyms of tipple in English:


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1‘boys discovered tippling were punished’

drink alcohol, drink, have a drink
informal indulge, imbibe, booze, take a drop, wet one's whistle, knock something back, hit the bottle, take to the bottle, crack a bottle
British informal bevvy
North American informal bend one's elbow
archaic wassail, tope

2‘he tippled some extra rum ration’

drink, swallow, gulp, gulp down, guzzle, quaff, attack, down, drink down, drink up, get down, finish off, polish off, drain, empty, wash something down with, have, take, partake of, ingest, consume, sup, sip, lap
informal sink, kill, imbibe, swig, glug, slug, slurp, swill, hit, knock back, dispose of, toss off
British informal get outside, get outside of, shift, murder, neck, bevvy, get one's laughing gear round
North American informal snarf, chug, scarf, scarf down
archaic bib


1‘their favourite tipple was claret’

alcoholic drink, strong drink, drink, liquor, intoxicant
beverage, liquid refreshment
drop, dram, draught, swallow, sip, gulp, nip, tot, bracer, chaser
informal booze, hard stuff, hooch, poison, tincture, libation, swig, slug, glug, swill, snifter
US informal bellywash
informal, dated quaff