As nouns the difference between inebriate and bibber
is that inebriate
is a person who is intoxicated, especially one who is habitually drunk while bibber
is one given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.
As a verb inebriate
is to cause to be drunk; to intoxicate.
As an adjective inebriate
is intoxicated; drunk.
A person who is intoxicated, especially one who is habitually drunk.
* 1889 , , Driven From Home , ch. 18:
- As he walked along, the inebriate , whose gait was at first unsteady, recovered his equilibrium and required less help.
To cause to be drunk; to intoxicate.
(figurative) To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate, elate or stupefy as if by spirituous drink.
To become drunk.
- The inebriating effect of popular applause.
- (Francis Bacon)
- Thus spake Peter, as a man inebriate and made drunken with the sweetness of this vision, not knowing what he said.
One given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.
Chiefly used in composition, as in (winebibber).