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Definition of "dipsomaniacal" []

  • Pertaining to or suffering from dipsomania. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dipsomaniacal" in a sentence
  • ""Mirthless" is not the kind of adjective that makes its way onto full-page movie ads, but it's the most charitable way of describing the new "Arthur," a remake of the celebrated 1981 comedy about a wealthy wastrel's eviction from dipsomaniacal paradise by his family and Liza Minnelli."
  • "Dave is dealing with a string of brutal serial killings; the skeleton of a black man found in the bayou some 40 years after Dave witnessed his murder; a dipsomaniacal movie star filming a Civil War drama on location; and the ghost of General John Bell Hood."
  • "Beginning with a gorgeous title sequence during which we watch History Professor George (Burton) and his saucy and sauced wife Martha (Taylor) walking back from a function drunk and cackling, the movie immediately places us in their dark, disconsolate universe -- one of shattered hopes, nihilism, and dipsomaniacal game playing."