Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who drinks alcoholic beverages habitually and excessively.

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  • noun alcoholic, drunkard

Etymologies

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booze +‎ hound

Examples

  • Nor will Jack McCain's "boozehound" reputation at Annapolis do him or his father any harm.

    Gawker

  • The Populist notes that Captain Haddock remains a committed whisky-glugging boozehound in Spielberg's Tintin.

    Populist: Items of interest this week

  • Former football legend and renowned boozehound Paul Gascoigne has revealed that he is now an undead zombie walking the land, following repeated deaths while in rehab for his alcohol problems.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Former football legend and renowned boozehound Paul Gascoigne has revealed that he is now an undead zombie walking the land, following repeated deaths while in rehab for his alcohol problems.

    Gazza 'A Zombie'

  • Many an underpaid Manhattan boozehound lurches from hotspot to hotspot in search of the latest free mix.

    What Women Want

  • It had a picture of a red-nosed boozehound on it, like Andy Capp, and little hiccup bubbles that floated above him.

    i know i am, but what are you?

  • Ms. Morton, whose performance is blunter but equally absorbing, plays Martha as a life-of-the-party boozehound who drinks to dull her all-consuming disappointment.

    Deep Down in Their Private Lives

  • As a fellow boozehound and vodka aficionado said to me upon trying this one, "Now this is vodka!"

    Tony Sachs: A Gin Snob Repents: 9 Lesser-Known Vodkas To Convert The Unconverted

  • It had a picture of a red-nosed boozehound on it, like Andy Capp, and little hiccup bubbles that floated above him.

    i know i am, but what are you?

  • Many an underpaid Manhattan boozehound lurches from hotspot to hotspot in search of the latest free mix.

    What Women Want

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