Definitions

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  • adj. intoxicated by alcohol
  • adj. Inclined to consume a significant amount of alcohol
  • adj. Involving a large consumption of alcohol
  • adj. containing or cooked with alcohol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. A little intoxicated; fuddled; stupid with liquor; bousy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Showing the effects of a booze; somewhat intoxicated; merry or foolish with liquor.

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

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

Etymologies

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From booze

Examples

  • The Globes have long been known as a boozy, less formal affair than other awards shows such as the Oscars.

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  • This Loire Valley style red would probably severely disappoint the followers of the afore-mentioned "boozy" reds, but Cab Franc, and specifically the T23, is what we do best.

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  • In a margarita the flavors are quite similar; it really comes down to how "boozy" you want your drink to taste (bear in mind that a stronger-tasting drink may be less likely to be heedlessly guzzled).

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  • This opens with a very fizzy burst, and turns immediately into a kind of boozy floral.

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  • Ms. McWHORTER: Gary Thomas Rowe, the kind of boozy-looking guy.

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  • There is a reason the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone is a little sleepy: You could also call her the "boozy" or "tipsy" chaperone.

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  • The afternoon session is the sweetest because it exists as stolen time; a kind of boozy twilight in which time seems both suspended and fleeting.

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  • All said he should be stood down after he was charged - not convicted but charged - with the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl following a "boozy" season launch last Friday.

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  • Snuggies have been the butt of late-night TV jokes, hundreds of parodies on YouTube and countless Snuggie pub crawls - with groups looking like some kind of boozy, wizard cult.

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  • You give new meaning to the word "boozy," babe, and you can spew your shit talk about your “recovery” and “process” and “balance” and “craft” all you want, but bottom line?

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