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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Delirious with or as if with strong drink; intoxicated.
  • adj. Habitually drunk.
  • adj. Of, involving, or occurring during intoxication: a drunken brawl. See Usage Note at drunk.
  • adj. Cooked with wine or another alcoholic beverage: drunken mushrooms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Drunk, in the state of intoxication after having drunk an alcoholic beverage

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by, spirituous liquor; inebriated.
  • adj. Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected by or as if by strong drink; intoxicated; drunk.
  • Given to drunkenness; habitually intemperate: as, he is a drunken, worthless fellow.
  • Proceeding from intoxication; done in a state of drunkenness: as, a drunken quarrel.
  • Acting as if drunk: applied by workmen to a screw the thread of which is uneven and produces an unsteadiness of motion in the nut.
  • Producing intoxication, or used in manufacturing intoxicants, as certain plants—for example, the betel-nut, called drunken date, the darnel, called drunken ryegrass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

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