- I(Roget's IV) n.Syn. drinker, alcoholic, sot, dipsomaniac, heavy drinker, problem drinker, inebriate, toper, souse, tippler, carouser, reveler, drunken sot, drunk*, soak*, sponge*, boozer*, lush*, wino*, barfly*, hooch-hound*, rum-pot*, rummy*, pub-crawler*, rounder*, alky*; see also addict .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) also drunk n.alcoholic, *lush, problem drinker, *boozer, inebriate, *wino, *rummy, barfly, *sot, dipsomaniac, *alchy, *booze-hound. ''Like a whiskey bottle, all neck and belly and no head.''—Austin O'Malley. ''A person who tries to pull himself out of trouble with a corkscrew.''—Edward Baldwin.III(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A person who is habitually drunk: drunk, inebriate, sot, tippler. Slang: boozehound, boozer, lush2, rummy1, soak, souse, sponge, stiff. See DRUGS.
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drunkard — drunkard, inebriate, alcoholic, dipsomaniac, sot, soak, toper, tosspot, tippler designate one who drinks to excess. Drunkard and inebriate suggest the habitude of intoxication but in themselves imply nothing about the causes or effects of such… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
Drunkard — Drunk ard, n. [Drunk + ard.] One who habitually drinks strong liquors immoderately; one whose habit it is to get drunk; a toper; a sot. [1913 Webster] The drunkard and glutton shall come to poverty. Prov. xxiii. 21. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
drunkard — One who habitually engages in the overindulgence of alcohol. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. drunkard One who habitually engages in the overindulgence of alcohol … Law dictionary
drunkard — 1520s, DRONCARDE (Cf. droncarde), but probably older (attested from late 13c. as a surname, Druncard), from M.E. dronken, participial adj. from DRUNK (Cf. drunk) (q.v.) + ARD (Cf. ard) … Etymology dictionary
drunkard — [druŋk′ərd] n. [ DRUNK + ARD: ? after Du dronkaard] a person who often gets drunk; inebriate … English World dictionary
drunkard — /drung keuhrd/, n. a person who is habitually or frequently drunk. [1400 50; late ME; see DRUNK, ARD] Syn. toper, sot, tippler, drinker. DRUNKARD and INEBRIATE are terms for a person who drinks hard liquors habitually. DRUNKARD connotes willful… … Universalium
drunkard — n. an habitual drunkard * * * [ drʌŋkəd] an habitual drunkard … Combinatory dictionary
drunkard — UK [ˈdrʌŋkə(r)d] / US [ˈdrʌŋkərd] noun [countable] Word forms drunkard : singular drunkard plural drunkards someone who frequently drinks too much alcohol … English dictionary
drunkard — [[t]drʌ̱ŋkə(r)d[/t]] drunkards N COUNT A drunkard is someone who frequently gets drunk … English dictionary
drunkard — drunk [adj] intoxicated by alcohol bashed, befuddled, boozed up*, buzzed*, crocked*, feeling no pain*, flushed*, flying*, fuddled, glazed*, groggy, high*, inebriated, juiced*, laced*, liquored up*, lit*, lush, muddled, plastered*, potted*, seeing … New thesaurus
drunkard — One who is habitually intoxicated. A common drunkard is defined by statute in some states as a person who has been convicted of drunkenness (or proved to have been drunk) a certain number of times within a limited period. Elsewhere the word… … Black's law dictionary