: one who is habitually drunk
Examples of DRUNKARD
- Her father was a drunkard.
- <accused him of being a no-good drunkard who needed professional help for his problem>
First Known Use of DRUNKARD
Related to DRUNKARD
- alcoholic, alkie (or alky) [slang], boozehound, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, drunk, inebriate, juicehead [slang], juicer [slang], lush, rummy, soak, soaker, sot, souse, tippler, toper, tosspot
drunk·ard noun \ˈdrəŋ-kərd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: one suffering from or subject to acute or chronic alcoholism : one who habitually becomes drunk
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