Sot vs Bibber - What's the difference?

sot | bibber |


As nouns the difference between sot and bibber

is that sot is soot while bibber is one given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.

sot

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) stupid person; fool
  • * 1610 , , act 3 scene 2
  • Remember / First to possess his books; for without them / He's but a sot , as I am
  • * Oldham
  • In Egypt oft has seen the Sot bow down, / And reverence some deified Baboon.
  • drunkard
  • * Roscommon
  • Every sign / That calls the staring sots to nasty wine.

    Derived terms

    * sottish

    Verb

  • To drink until one becomes drunk
  • To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot.
  • * Dryden
  • I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted .

    Derived terms

    * sotted

    Anagrams

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    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

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