crapulous


crap·u·lous

adjective \ˈkra-pyə-ləs\

Definition of CRAPULOUS

1
:  marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking
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

crap·u·lous

adjective \ˈkrap-yə-ləs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CRAPULOUS

1
: marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking
2
: sick from excessive indulgence in liquor

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