Bibber vs Toper - What's the difference?

bibber | toper |


As nouns the difference between bibber and toper

is that bibber is one given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler while toper is someone who drinks a lot; a drunkard.

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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    toper

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who drinks a lot; a drunkard.
  • * 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
  • The liquor soon mounted into their heads, as it generally does even with the arrantest topers newly landed from sea, and they began capering about most obstreperously.

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