bottle baby

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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."
See also: baby, bottle

bottle baby

n. an alcoholic. The bottle babies sat there, waiting to be thrown out at closing time.
See also: baby, bottle
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A bottle baby will come to recognize you as a food source, and begin to make demands with a head butt or hoof strike.
The result of not properly socializing a bottle baby could be an animal that you may have to get rid of because it has become dangerous to you or your family.