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drunk

Definition of drunk

  1. past participle of drink




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adjective \ˈdrəŋk\

Simple Definition of drunk

  • : having drunk so much alcohol that normal actions (such as talking, thinking, and moving) become difficult to do

  • : behaving in an unusual or improper way because of excitement, anger, etc.

Full Definition of drunk

  1. 1 a :  having the faculties impaired by alcohol b :  having a level of alcohol in the blood that exceeds a maximum prescribed by law <legally drunk>

  2. 2 :  dominated by an intense feeling <drunk with rage>

  3. 3 :  relating to, caused by, or characterized by intoxication :  drunken <drunk driving>

Examples of drunk

  1. I don't like being around drunk people.

  2. She was so drunk that she could barely walk.

  3. I was drunk and couldn't think straight.

  4. We got drunk on wine.



Origin of drunk

Middle English drunke, alteration of drunken


First Known Use: 14th century

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drunk

noun

Simple Definition of drunk

  • : a person who is drunk or who often gets drunk

  • : a period of time when someone drinks too much alcohol

Full Definition of drunk

  1. 1 :  a period of drinking to intoxication or of being intoxicated <a 2-day drunk>

  2. 2 :  one who is drunk; especially :  drunkard

Examples of drunk

  1. <you can't trust anything that old drunk says>

  2. <after a weeklong drunk he was unable to remember anything>



1779

First Known Use of drunk

1779

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DRUNK Defined for Kids

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drunk

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Definition of drunk

  1. past participle of drink




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drunk

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adjective \ˈdrəŋk\

Definition of drunk

drunk·erdrunk·est

  1. 1 :  being so much under the influence of alcohol that normal thinking and acting become difficult or impossible

  2. 2 :  controlled by a strong feeling <drunk with power>




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