booze


1booze

verb \ˈbüz\

: to drink a lot of alcohol

boozedbooz·ing

Full Definition of BOOZE

intransitive verb
:  to drink intoxicating liquor especially to excess —often used in the phrase booze it up

Examples of BOOZE

  1. He was out boozing with his friends.
  2. <he went out boozing with his friends on his 21st birthday>

Origin of BOOZE

Middle English bousen, from Middle Dutch būsen
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to BOOZE

Synonyms
bib, drink, guzzle, liquor (up), lush (up) [slang], soak, tipple

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

2booze

noun

: alcoholic drinks

Full Definition of BOOZE

:  intoxicating drink; especially :  hard liquor
booz·i·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
boozy \-zē\ adjective

Examples of BOOZE

  1. We bought some chips and booze for the party.
  2. <this will be a birthday party without booze>

First Known Use of BOOZE

14th century

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

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