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An alcoholic. Short for "dipsomanic," meaning one with an uncontrollable desire to drink alcohol. (Dipsa is Greek for "thirst.") Yeah, I was a dipso before I went to rehab. I just couldn't say no to alcohol.
n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. (see also dip.) She’s sort of a closet dipso.