Definitions

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

  • noun One who is habitually drunk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One given to an excessive use of strong drink; a person who is habitually or frequently drunk; an inebriate.
  • noun [plural] The marsh-marigold.
  • noun [plural] The wintergreen or checkerberry, Gaultheria procumbens.

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

  • noun One who habitually drinks strong liquors immoderately; one whose habit it is to get drunk; a toper; a sot.

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

  • noun somewhat derogatory A person who is habitually drunk.

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

  • noun a chronic drinker

Etymologies

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drunk +‎ -ard (“pejorative agent suffix”)

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