American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past participle of drink.
- adj. Intoxicated with alcoholic liquor to the point of impairment of physical and mental faculties.
- adj. Caused or influenced by intoxication.
- adj. Overcome by strong feeling or emotion: drunk with power.
- n. A drunkard.
- n. A bout of drinking.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The regular past participle and a former preterit of drink.
- Intoxicated; inebriated; overcome, stupefied, or frenzied by alcoholic liquor: used chiefly in the predicate.
- Drenched or saturated.
- n. A spree; a drinking-bout.
- n. A case of drunkenness; a drunken person.
- Bent; crooked: used to describe a bent screw which imparts a sidewise as well as an endwise motion to a nut.
- adj. In a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.
- adj. Elated or emboldened.
- n. A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.
- n. A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.
- n. A drunken state.
- v. Past participle of drink
- v. southern US Simple past of drink.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; -- never used
attributively, but always predicatively.
- adj. Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid.
- n. Slang A drunken condition; a spree.
- n. a chronic drinker
- adj. as if under the influence of alcohol
- adj. stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
- n. someone who is intoxicated
“The party was fun (lots of pretty people, free booze, good waitress, surprisingly racially mixed attendees**), but by 11: 30 I was drunk and DG was fall down drunk***, so it was time to go.”
“On the train back to Brooklyn, a drunk is asleep in the seat for two at one end.”
“If people tweet the word "beer," there's a seven-hour lag, on average, before there's a spike in the word "drunk.”
“Chesterfield County police say an 18-year old man has died as the result of the injuries he received after what they call a drunk-driving crash.”
“Rolling out of a pub drunk and swearing because you are drunk is not the same as fighting 10 drunks in the street with a small stick, a can of food additive and the backup of 2 officers.”
“/His voice is stillness, moss and rain/drunk from the forest ages long.”
“He was so freakin 'drunk, he could barely stand up.”
“Getting drunk is pleasurable - for many, the most pleasurable thing they could do in a given period of time.”
“Everyone, sober or drunk, is seeking a beloved, everywhere, mosque or synagogue, is the house of love.”
“Well, it was fun for us … mebbe we were still drunk from the wedding reception, mebbe we were just too tired to know any better but we had fun seeing Splice.”
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