al·​kie ˈal-kē How to pronounce alkie (audio)
variants or alky
plural alkies

Examples of alkie in a Sentence

became a successful professional despite his reputation as an alkie in college

Word History


by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alkie was in 1936

Dictionary Entries Near alkie

Cite this Entry

“Alkie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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