Definition: one who is fond of drinking, especially excessive drinking.
The Latin word bibulous bares the same meaning as the English word which entered the language in 1861. The Latin word stems from the Latin bibere meaning to drink.
Why this word?
What a great synonym to have! Bibulous individuals are not necessarily ones who are constantly drunk, or simple alcoholics. A bibulous person is ne who simply like drinking a bit over his top when he drinks; and honestly- I know quite a few!
How to use the word bibulous?
Bibulous is an adjective, representative of a person who enjoys occasional, yet excessive drinking.
“You should be careful when you’re out with Jane! She’s quite bibulous and might end up in some problematic situations!”