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inebriate

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verb in·ebri·ate \i-ˈnē-brē-ˌāt\

Definition of inebriate

in·ebri·at·edin·ebri·at·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to exhilarate or stupefy as if by liquor

  3. 2 :  to make drunk :  intoxicate

in·ebri·a·tion play \-ˌnē-brē-ˈā-shən\ noun


Origin of inebriate

Middle English inebryat, from Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare, from in- + ebriare to intoxicate, from ebrius drunk


First Known Use: 15th century

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inebriate

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adjective in·ebri·ate \i-ˈnē-brē-ət, -ˌāt\

Definition of inebriate

  1. 1 :  affected by alcohol :  drunk

  2. 2 :  addicted to excessive drinking



Examples of inebriate

  1. <those inebriate sports fans who yell and scream throughout the game>



15th Century

First Known Use of inebriate

15th century

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inebriate

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noun in·ebri·ate \-ət\

Definition of inebriate

  1. :  one who is drunk; especially :  drunkard



Examples of inebriate

  1. <having performed in countless bars and clubs, the stand-up comedian was used to being heckled by inebriates in the back of the house>



Circa 1796

First Known Use of inebriate

circa 1796

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