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Friday, February 17, 2017

Bibulous

[bib-yuh-luh s] adjective

Absorbent of moisture.  Addicted to drinking or tippling.

example:

The cranky old publisher warned the young writer to "avoid the bibulous habits of others or you won't survive in this cutthroat business."

Credit: http://www.oed.com.athena.rrc.mb.ca:2048/view/Entry/18670?redirectedFrom=bibulous#eid

Submitted by: John Mark

  


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