DWI

abbreviation or noun \ ˌdē-ˌdə-bəl-(ˌ)yü-ˈī \

Definition of DWI

plural DWIs
US
1 : the crime of driving a vehicle while intoxicated : dui
  • was arrested for DWI
  • a DWI charge/case
2 : an arrest or conviction for driving while intoxicated
  • Brian's license had been revoked and his new job threatened after a third DWI.
  • —Lee Durkee
3 : a person who is arrested for or convicted of driving under the influence
  • a convicted DWI

Origin and Etymology of dwi

driving while intoxicated


DWI Defined for English Language Learners

DWI

noun

Definition of DWI for English Language Learners

  • : DUI


Law Dictionary

DWI

abbreviation

legal Definition of DWI

driving while intoxicated

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