booze·​hound | \ ˈbüz-ˌhau̇nd How to pronounce boozehound (audio) \

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he's a famous writer and an infamous boozehound
Recent Examples on the Web Sotto’s restaurant has had one of Los Angeles’s most relevant bar programs for years, and boozehounds will love their extensive selection of hard-to-find Italian amaros, and the seasonal cocktails. Krista Simmons, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Los Angeles," 28 Feb. 2018 Before you pigeonhole me as a full-on dipsomaniac (that’s a fancy way to say boozehound), allow me to explain that many rum distilleries in Martinique offer more than a linoleum tasting counter and a gift shop. Christopher Muther,, "How Martinique’s rum became certifiably the best in the Caribbean," 14 Mar. 2018 And for true boozehounds, mix 2 parts Del Maguey Vida mezcal, 1 part Aperol, and a bit of dry vermouth to make a Santa's Little Helper. Ross Mccammon, GQ, "The Four Cardinal Rules of Holiday Cocktails," 27 Oct. 2017 A six-pack goes for £30, or about $37 for the American boozehounds. Caroline Picard, House Beautiful, "These Gin-Filled Ornaments Are Such a God-Send They Keep Selling Out," 14 Nov. 2016

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1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Boozehound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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