DUI

noun \ ˌdē-(ˌ)yü-ˈī \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of DUI

US
plural DUIs
1 :the act or crime of driving a vehicle while affected by alcohol or drugs
  • was arrested for DUI
  • a DUI case
2 :an arrest or conviction for driving under the influence
  • … the reason he was in prison is that a few DUIs caught up with him …
  • —Barbara Ehrenreich
3 :a person who is arrested for or convicted of driving under the influence
  • a convicted DUI

Origin and Etymology of dui

driving under the influence


DUI Defined for English Language Learners

DUI

noun

Definition of DUI for English Language Learners

  • : the crime of driving a vehicle while drunk; also : a person who is arrested for driving a vehicle while drunk


Law Dictionary

DUI

abbreviation

legal Definition of DUI

driving under the influence

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