alkie

noun

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

Examples of alkie in a Sentence

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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkie. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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