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hangover

noun hang·over \ˈhaŋ-ˌō-vər\

: a sick feeling or condition that comes after drinking too much alcohol at an earlier time

Full Definition of HANGOVER

1
:  something (as a surviving custom) that remains from what is past
2
a :  disagreeable physical effects following heavy consumption of alcohol or the use of drugs
b :  a letdown following great excitement or excess

Examples of HANGOVER

  1. She woke up with a hangover.

First Known Use of HANGOVER

1894

hangover

noun hang·over \-ˌō-vər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HANGOVER

:  disagreeable physical effects (as headache or nausea) following heavy consumption of alcohol or the use of drugs

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