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drunk

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of drunk

  1. being under the influence of alcohol <several wedding guests who got a little drunk> Synonyms besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang] Related Words maudlin; beery; befuddled, bleary-eyed, crapulous, dopey (also dopy), rocky, strung out, stupefied; debauched, dissipated, dissolute; alcoholic, bibulous, dipsomaniacal Phrases in one's cups, in the bag [slang], three sheets in the wind (or three sheets to the wind), under the influence, under the weather Near Antonyms abstemious, abstinent, dry, temperate, teetotal; clearheaded, cool, level, steady Antonyms sober, straight




drunk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of drunk

  1. 1 a person who makes a habit of getting drunk <you can't trust anything that old drunk says> Synonyms alcoholic, alkie (or alky) [slang], boozehound, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, drunkard, inebriate, juicehead [slang], juicer [slang], lush, rummy, soak, soaker, sot, souse, tippler, toper, tosspot Related Words swigger, swiller; wino Near Antonyms abstainer, nondrinker, teetotaler (or teetotaller), teetotalist

  2. 2 a bout of prolonged or excessive drinking <after a weeklong drunk he was unable to remember anything> Synonyms bender, binge, bust, carousal, carouse, jamboree, spree, toot, wassailRelated Words blowout, kegger (also keg party); bacchanalia, orgy, revel, revelry; bibbery, bibulousness, drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, jag, tipsiness




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