Dipsomaniacal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Dipsomaniacal Of or pertaining to dipsomania.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dipsomaniacal Same as dipsomaniac.
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Usage

In literature:

And so passed a genius; but a dipsomaniac!
"London's Underworld" by Thomas Holmes
When the cup of tea came he drank it like a dipsomaniac gulping brandy.
"The Club of Queer Trades" by G. K. Chesterton
But the real reason was Turner's jealousy of him, the obsession of the dipsomaniac.
"The After House" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
You see splendid types; lots of dipsomaniacs .
"The Island Pharisees" by John Galsworthy
Nelda is the nymphomaniac sister, and Geraldine is the dipsomaniac.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
He is a dipsomaniac, you say.
"Doctor Luttrell's First Patient" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
It was generally believed that he was a dipsomaniac, sent to the west of Ireland to be cured.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
Why do they not ring the bell and remove the dipsomaniac prize-fighter?
"Eugenics and Other Evils" by G. K. Chesterton
And his son was a hunchback and a dipsomaniac.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
I know now that he really was a dipsomaniac of a somewhat unusual kind.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
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