noun drunk·ard \ˈdrəŋ-kərd\

: a person who is drunk or who often gets drunk

Full Definition of DRUNKARD

:  one who is habitually drunk

Examples of DRUNKARD

  1. Her father was a drunkard.
  2. <accused him of being a no-good drunkard who needed professional help for his problem>

First Known Use of DRUNKARD

15th century

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms

controlled, flake, herb, key, sodden

Rhymes with DRUNKARD

DRUNKARD Defined for Kids


noun drunk·ard \ˈdrəŋ-kərd\

Definition of DRUNKARD for Kids

:  a person who is often drunk
Medical Dictionary


noun drunk·ard \ˈdrəŋ-kərd\

Medical Definition of DRUNKARD

:  one suffering from or subject to acute or chronic alcoholism :  one who habitually becomes drunk


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