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

  • n. One that drinks.
  • n. One who drinks alcoholic liquors, especially habitually or excessively: a hard drinker.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks.
  • n. Someone who drinks alcoholic beverages on a regular basis, especially when to an extent that is likely to impair his or her well-being.
  • n. A device from which animals can drink.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who drinks; ; also, one who drinks spirituous liquors to excess; a drunkard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who drinks; particularly, one who drinks spirituous liquors habitually or to excess; a tippler.

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

  • n. a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
  • n. a person who drinks liquids


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Wow, thanks WeirdNet. Next time I try to drink something that isn't a liquid, or use a good or service, I'll let you know.

    "Drinker was a small, plant-eating dinosaur from the late Jurassic period, about 156 to 145 million years ago. Drinker was a 6.5 feet (2 m) long Ornithopod with a flexible tail." On weekends, Drinker would go on binges and get into fights.

    August 29, 2008