\ ˌdē-ˌdə-bəl-(ˌ)yü-ˈī \
plural DWIs

Definition of DWI

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2 : an arrest or conviction for driving while intoxicated Brian's license had been revoked and his new job threatened after a third DWI.— Lee Durkee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

First Known Use of DWI

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for DWI

driving while intoxicated

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Legal Definition of DWI

driving while intoxicated

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