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drunk

drunk

 
 
pronunciation:
druhngk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: drunker, drunkest
definition 1: feeling the debilitating and inhibition-reducing effects of alcohol; intoxicated.
He'd drunk a half bottle of Scotch and was utterly drunk.They were drunk to the point where they couldn't walk straight.Some of the fans were drunk on beer.
synonyms:
drunken, inebriate, intoxicated
antonyms:
sober
similar words:
blind, high, intoxicated, loaded, pissed, plastered, potted, sloshed, smashed, stoned, tanked, tight, tipsy
definition 2: moved by something to the extent that one's mind, body, or emotions are affected.
He was drunk with love and could think of nothing but seeing her again.
synonyms:
delirious
antonyms:
unaffected
similar words:
exuberant, feverish, high
definition 3: caused by alcoholic intoxication.
Her drunk behavior was noticed by her parents.
synonyms:
drunken
similar words:
tipsy
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal, offensive) a person who drinks alcohol excessively and habitually; drunkard.
She described her ex-husband as a drunk and a bully.
synonyms:
drinker, drunkard, sot
antonyms:
teetotaler
similar words:
boozer, inebriate, juicehead, rummy, soak, toper, wino
definition 2: an alcoholic spree; binge.
The two of them went on a three-day drunk.
synonyms:
bacchanal, binge, carousal, carouse, spree
similar words:
wassail
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part of speech: verb
definition: past participle of drink.
Word Builder: drunk +
  • drunkard:
    a person who drinks too much alcohol; alcoholic.