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Meaning of DRINKING

Pronunciation:  'dringking

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"
  2. [n]  the act of consuming liquids

DRINKING is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: boozing, crapulence, drink, drunkenness, imbibing, imbibition
 See Also: consumption, drinking bout, gulping, guzzling, ingestion, intake, intemperance, intemperateness, potation, swilling, uptake



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Drink"ing\, n.
1. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing.

2. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating

3. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal.

Note: Drinking is used adjectively, or as the first part of a
      compound; as, a drinking song, drinking cup, drinking
      glass, drinking house, etc.

{Drinking horn}, a drinking vessel made of a horn.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are drinking water, represents spiritual refreshment. You will find resolution by looking within yourself and your past. Dreaming that you are drinking alcohol indicates that you are seeking either pleasure or escape.