bibber

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1530s, bib (drink heartily) +‎ -er ((agent)) (see bib (clothing to prevent spills from mouth))[1] or from bibben.

Noun[edit]

bibber (plural bibbers)

  1. One given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.

Usage notes[edit]

Chiefly used in composition, as in winebibber.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ bibber” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪ.bər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bib‧ber

Etymology 1[edit]

From bibberen.

Noun[edit]

bibber m (plural bibbers, diminutive bibbertje n)

  1. shiver, tremble
    Synonyms: bibbering

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

bibber

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bibberen
  2. imperative of bibberen

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

bibber

  1. First-person singular present of bibbern.
  2. Imperative singular of bibbern.