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Meaning of DRUNKEN

Pronunciation:  'drungkun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentleman holding each other up"; "sottish behavior"
 

DRUNKEN is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: bibulous, boozy, drunk, inebriated, intoxicated, sottish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drunk"en\, a. [AS. druncen, prop., that has drunk, p.
p. of drincan, taken as active. See {Drink}, v. i., and cf.
{Drunk}.]
1. Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by,
   spirituous liquor; inebriated.

         Drunken men imagine everything turneth round. --
                                               Bacon.

2. Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched.

         Let the earth be drunken with our blood. -- Shak.

3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication.

         The drunken quarrels of a rake.       -- Swift.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: addicted to drink, addled, beery, bemused, besotted, bibacious, bibulous, blind drunk, crapulent, crapulous, dizzy, drenched, drinking, drunk, far-gone, flustered, fou, full, gay, giddy, given to drink, glorious, happy, in liquor, inebriate, inebriated, inebrious, intoxicated, jolly, lightheaded, maudlin, mellow, merry, muddled, nappy, reeling, shikker, sodden, sotted, sottish, swilling, swimming, tiddly, tippling, tipsy, toping, turned around, under the influence, vertiginous, winebibbing
 

 

 

 

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