Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tippler. Also booser.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who boozes; a toper; a guzzler of alcoholic liquors; a bouser.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun colloquial One who drinks habitually; a drunkard.
  • noun UK, slang A public house.
  • noun UK, military, obsolete A World War II fighter radar detector, fitted to British bombers.

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

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

Etymologies

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From booze +‎ -er.

Examples

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  • "I'd like to think of me returning when I can/To the greatest little boozer and to Sally MacLennane..." -- "Sally MacLennane," the Pogues, lyrics c. 1985 Shane Macgowan

    February 7, 2007

  • What went wrong? Your grades were good

    It would take a left wing Robin Hood to pay for school

    Your dad's a boozer and you keep him alive.

    (Women's realm, by Belle and Sebastian)

    October 11, 2008