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An alchoholic person.
Alchoholic beverages in general.

* From the colour of the can containing England's strongest lager, Tennents Super Strength *
1. Look at that pisshead, he's a right purple tin.
2. Jeez, did you see XXXX last night, he was well purpled up.
3. What do you want to drink, I'm just off to get some purples in.
by dvarpala June 14, 2004
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