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crapulous

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adjective crap·u·lous \ˈkra-pyə-ləs\

Definition of crapulous

  1. 1 :  marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking

  2. 2 :  sick from excessive indulgence in liquor



Examples of crapulous

  1. <a crapulous wastrel who went through the family's once-fabulous fortune in less than a decade>



Origin of crapulous

Late Latin crapulosus, from Latin crapula intoxication, from Greek kraipalē


First Known Use: 1536


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crapulous

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adjective crap·u·lous \ˈkrap-yə-ləs\

Medical Definition of crapulous

  1. 1:  marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking

  2. 2:  sick from excessive indulgence in liquor




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