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booze

play
verb \ˈbüz\

Simple Definition of booze

  • : to drink a lot of alcohol

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of booze

boozed

boozing

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

Examples of booze in a sentence

  1. He was out boozing with his friends.

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



Origin and Etymology of booze

Middle English bousen, from Middle Dutch būsen


First Known Use: 14th century

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms


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booze

noun

Simple Definition of booze

  • : alcoholic drinks

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of booze

  1. :  intoxicating drink; especially :  hard liquor

boozily

play \-zə-lē\ adverb

boozy

play \-zē\ adjective

Examples of booze in a sentence

  1. We bought some chips and booze for the party.

  2. <this will be a birthday party without booze>



14th Century

First Known Use of booze

14th century

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms




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