bottle baby(redirected from a bottle baby)
One who is apt to get drunk; an alcoholic. A: "Has she gone out drinking every night this week?" B: "Yeah. I'm starting to worry that she's turning into a bottle baby."
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n. an alcoholic. The bottle babies sat there, waiting to be thrown out at closing time.
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