In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) dado a la bebida(person) beodo formal humorous(occasion/party) donde corre la bebida
- So, come the denouement, their table was very bibulous and merry while everyone else was in a state of nervy misery.
- They parted on bibulous, back-slapping terms.
- Certainly, he's a bibulous, gregarious fellow of many appetites, who not only acts and directs, but writes biographies and screenplays, and moonlights as a literary critic for a national newspaper.
- She evokes a broadcasting company that was different from that of today, full of stuffed shirts and bibulous eccentrics.
- Artery-clogging cholesterol, alcohol and carcinogenic free radicals cause cellular mayhem in the aftermath of too many bibulous feasts.
- At her second home in France, which she visits every other weekend, she's a very different person. ‘I'm far more bibulous when I'm in Gaillac.'
- The profitability of corn whiskey, heavy frontier drinking, the spread of saloons in cities, and the immigration of beer-drinking and whiskey-swilling foreigners all encouraged the nation's bibulous tendencies.
- The birth of Jean-Philippe increased Leon's nocturnal, bibulous absences; and only to give the boy legitimacy did Arlette marry in September, 1944.
- ‘Don't say it's Matthew the Second! ‘said a bibulous character at the far end of Charlie's bar, his mouth full of roasted peanuts.
- Over the course of what was clearly a bibulous dinner they ‘foregathered very much indeed’, John not getting home until five in the morning.
- At a conference a decade or so ago he hosted a bibulous dinner, after which he embarked on a funny speech.
- His backstreet bistro is beamed, roughcast, tongue and groove, decorated with bibulous 19th-century prints.
- After accelerated training he arrived at a military hospital in India and, as the only resident doctor, he spent each week preparing for the bibulous round of a visiting Harley Street grandee.
- Hobbs, as did many other railwaymen, reveled in the male camaraderie of the workplace and enjoyed the bibulous pleasures connected with it.
- The column was probably produced hastily, perhaps during what may have been a bibulous Christmas Day.
- New defections, followed by bibulous celebrations in the Palais Royal, were reported daily.
- We cannot go back to the bibulous naïveté of our predecessors.
- He lumbered to a halt, resignation stamped plainly on his bibulous features.
- Emerging after a bibulous evening, befuddled guests went to recover their coats, only to discover that some of them had ‘walked’.
- Owing to a misreading of the signature, it was thought to be by the aforementioned bibulous Frans van Mieris the Elder, and was not correctly identified until 1866.
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