inebriated

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in·ebri·at·ed

adjective \i-ˈnē-brē-ˌā-təd\

: affected by drinking too much alcohol

Full Definition of INEBRIATED

:  exhilarated or confused by or as if by alcohol :  intoxicated

Examples of INEBRIATED

  1. He was clearly inebriated when he left the bar.
  2. <after a night spent partying, the fraternity brothers were all severely inebriated>
  3. Three cowboys, complete with hats and six-shooters, were downing beer and blasting away at empty cans and an old television set. … Their voices—and their aim—made it clear they were totally inebriated. —Warren Faidley, Storm Chaser, 1996

Origin of INEBRIATED

(see 1inebriate)
First Known Use: 1609

Related to INEBRIATED

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

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