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intoxicant

noun in·tox·i·cant \in-ˈtäk-si-kənt\

: something (such as an acoholic drink) that causes people to become excited or confused and less able to control what they say or do : an intoxicating substance

Full Definition of INTOXICANT

:  something that intoxicates; especially :  an alcoholic drink
intoxicant adjective

Examples of INTOXICANT

  1. The use of intoxicants and stimulants is prohibited.
  2. He was driving under the influence of intoxicants.

First Known Use of INTOXICANT

1863

intoxicant

noun in·tox·i·cant \in-ˈtäk-si-kənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTOXICANT

:  something that intoxicates; especially :  an alcoholic drink—called also inebriant
intoxicant adjective

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