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a person who enjoys drinking; an alcoholic1890Hedda GablerWhen the play appeared, Holm recognised himself with glee in the character of the bibulous man of letters, and thereafter adopted 'Eilert Lovborg' as his pseudonym.1916The Power-HouseThis case was distinguished from the common ruck by the higher social standing of the accused. Generally the spy is a photographer or bagman who attempts to win the bibulous confidence of minor officials.1950Mr. Midshipman Hornblower'To hell with care,' repeated the bibulous voice in the corner, and lifted itself in song.