Simple Definition of DUI
: the crime of driving a vehicle while drunk; also : a person who is arrested for driving a vehicle while drunk
Full Definition of DUI
1 : the act or crime of driving while affected by alcohol or drugs <was arrested for DUI>
2 : a person who is arrested for or convicted of driving under the influence
3 : an arrest or conviction for driving under the influence
Examples of dui
He was arrested for DUI.
She was in jail on a DUI.
He is a convicted DUI.
Origin of dui
driving under the influence
First Known Use: 1969
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