alkie


alkie

noun, slang

Definition of ALKIE

a person who makes a habit of getting drunk <most of the guys at that fraternity seem destined to spend their lives as alkies>
Related Words swigger, swiller; wino
Near Antonyms abstainer, nondrinker, teetotaler (or teetotaller), teetotalist

Variants of ALKIE

alkie or alky

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