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dipso

(ˈdɪpso)
n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. (see also dip.) She’s sort of a closet dipso.
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The solitary local dipso - a dodgy looking old geezer in tracksuit bottoms and a vest - and me and the girls.
Phil Cornwell is rather amusing as a Martin Boorman straight out of Lock, Stock territory, seemingly oblivious to the film around her Miranda Richardson hams it up as Eva Braun, Sher is genuinely funnyand Jessica Oyelowo remodels Princess Margaret as a gin loving dipso.
In a beautifully structured half-an-hour, he got beaten up, fell into the canal, met Tony Blair's father-in-law who was playing a homeless dipso and got arrested.
You don't want to turn that little bundle into a dipso.
But the 34-year-old actress who plays the doctor's dipso wife Charlie Ramsden has no regrets about leaving the top TV3 soap.
I also noticed your use of the word Dipso in regard to myself.
JIM McGHEE Small Enclosed Area, Dipso, Connelly's Bar, Greenock, September 4 WITH Small Enclosed Area returning to Pleb Promotions Rock Night as part of their Scottish tour, a packed crowd were in for a treat.
He will be accompanied by fellow recovering dipso Jimmy Greaves in this hasbeens' freak show.
Alternatively, if you have a really strong whisky cocktail to hand, make merry with resident Rat Pack dipso Dean Martin on Christmas With Dino.
At least Hague was a bit of a laugh - boasting about being a teenage dipso, wearing inappropriate baseball caps and, despite all the mockery, regularly giving Blair a roasting at Prime Minister's Question Time.
His doctor, friends and colleagues urged landlords across the land not to serve him another drink, ignoring the fact that he was found in a park with a takeaway bottle in his hand like the tragic dipso he has become.
Watching Yeltsin hug Clinton was like watching an old lech and an old dipso at closing time in your local, going through one of those insincere "here's my hand, here's my heart" drunken male bonding routines.
She said: "Dipsy looked like a dipso, his eyes were all over the place.