Drinker vs Bibber - What's the difference?

drinker | bibber |


As nouns the difference between drinker and bibber

is that drinker is agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks while bibber is one given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.

drinker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks.
  • Someone who drinks alcoholic beverages on a regular basis, especially when to an extent that is likely to impair his or her well-being.
  • A device from which animals can drink.
  • a bell drinker
    a nipple drinker
  • pub
  • * 2011 , Tony Black, Gutted (page 88)
  • Antisocial behaviour? What the hell was that? In my day antisocial meant staying in to watch the footy on Scorsporl instead of going down the drinker .

    Derived terms

    * nondrinker

    bibber

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.
  • Usage notes

    Chiefly used in composition, as in (winebibber).

    Synonyms

    * tippler

    References

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